“NINE FAMOUS IRISHMEN”- A bit of history for y’all.

In the Young Irish disorders, in Ireland in 1848, the following nine men were captured, tried, and convicted of treason against Her Majesty, the Queen, and were sentenced to death: John Mitchell, Morris Lyene, Pat Donahue, Thomas McGee, Charles Duffy, Thomas Meagher, Richard O’Gorman, Terrence McManus and Michael Ireland. Before … Continue reading

How to Take Notes

WHEN PROFESSOR MITCHELL SAYS: YOU WRITE: “Probably the greatest quality of the poetry of John Milton, who was born in 1608, is the combination of beauty and power. Few have John Milton–born 1608 excelled him in the use of the English language, or for that matter, in lucidity of verse … Continue reading