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    He looked up, and just fornent him there sat on his haunches a comely-looking greyhound. 
'God save you,' said Paddy, every hair in his head standing up as straight as a sally twig.
'Save you kindly,' answered the greyhound—leaving out God, the beast, bekase he was the divil.
- W.B. Yeats (ed.), Irish Fairy Tales (1892) illustrated by Jack B. Yeats [full text]

    He looked up, and just fornent him there sat on his haunches a comely-looking greyhound. 

    'God save you,' said Paddy, every hair in his head standing up as straight as a sally twig.

    'Save you kindly,' answered the greyhound—leaving out God, the beast, bekase he was the divil.

    - W.B. Yeats (ed.), Irish Fairy Tales (1892) illustrated by Jack B. Yeats [full text]

     
  2. The body was cold as ice; the heart had long ceased to beat: yet there were no other signs of death. Nobody even spoke of burying the woman. She had died of grief and anger at having been divorced. It would have been useless to bury her,—because the last undying wish of a dying person for vengeance can burst asunder any tomb and rift the heaviest graveyard stone. 

    - Lafcadio Hearn, Shadowings (1900) [full text]

     
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    A few of you have already come to see us, and we begin to hope that one day the steamers across the Atlantic will not go out full, but come back full, until some of you find your real home is here, and say as some of us say, like Finn to the woman of enchantments—
"We would not give up our own country—Ireland—if we were to get the whole world as an estate, and the Country of the Young along with it."
- Lady Augusta Gregory, dedication from Gods and Fighting Men (1905) [full text]
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    A few of you have already come to see us, and we begin to hope that one day the steamers across the Atlantic will not go out full, but come back full, until some of you find your real home is here, and say as some of us say, like Finn to the woman of enchantments—

    "We would not give up our own country—Ireland—if we were to get the whole world as an estate, and the Country of the Young along with it."

    - Lady Augusta Gregory, dedication from Gods and Fighting Men (1905) [full text]

    [See also.]