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The "Wearing of the Green" or The Prosecuted Funeral Procession

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Irish poliltics and history, k first published in 1868. It begins: "The news of the Manchester executions on the morning of Saturday, 23rd November, 1867, fell upon Ireland with sudden and dismal disillusion. In time to come, when the generation now living shall have passed away, men will probably find it difficult to fully realize or understand the state of stupor and amazement which ensued in this country on the first tidings of that event; seeing, as it may be said, that the victims had lain for weeks under sentence of death, to be executed on this date. Yet surprise indubitably was the first and most overpowering emotion; for, in truth, no one up to that hour had really credited that England would take the lives of those three men on a verdict already publicly admitted and proclaimed to have been a blunder."

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ISBN-13: 9781455412648
Publisher: B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date: 04/01/2011
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 294 KB

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