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1870 – Birth of Eva Gore-Booth, poet, trade unionist and feminist, on the Lissadell Estate in Co Sligo.

Eva Selina Laura Gore-Booth was an Irish poet and dramatist, and a committed suffragist, social worker and labour activist. She was born at Lissadell House, Co Sligo, the younger sister of Constance Gore-Booth, later known as the Countess Markievicz. 404 more words

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The Retreat From Moscow - Victor Marie Hugo

It snowed. A defeat was our conquest red!

For once the eagle was hanging its head.

Sad days! the Emperor turned slowly his back

On smoking Moscow, blent orange and black. 586 more words


Happiness seems made to be shared. – Pierre Corneille http://dlvr.it/Kqt8f1


There is no sincerer love than the love of food. – George Bernard Shaw http://dlvr.it/Kqt84m


The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what fiction means. – Oscar Wilde http://dlvr.it/Kqq6mg


The cuckoo who is on to himself is halfway out of the clock. – Wilson Mizner http://dlvr.it/KpthSw


The Old & The Young Bridgegroom - Victor Marie Hugo

Listen. The man for whom your youth is destined,

Your uncle, Ruy de Silva, is the Duke

Of Pastrana, Count of Castile and Aragon.

For lack of youth, he brings you, dearest girl, 373 more words