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Thread #153261 Message #3587831
Posted By: GUEST
31-Dec-13 - 10:53 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Arrest of Parnell
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Arrest of Parnell
Before this wrong all other wrongs of Ireland do grow pale,
For they've clapped the pride of Erin's Isle into could Kilmainham Jail.
It was the tyrant Gladstone, and he said unto himself
'I niver will be aisy till Parnell is on the shelf.
'So make the warrant out in haste and take it by the mail,
'and we'll clap the pride of Erin's Isle into could Kilmainham Jail.'
So Buchshot [Foster, the Chief Secretary] took the warrant and buttoned up his coat
And tuk the train to Holyhead to catch the Kingstown boat.
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