Monday, April 11, 2016

Quote of the Day for 2016-04-11

"O, Paddy dear, and did you hear / The news that's going round? / The shamrock is forbid by laws / To grow on Irish ground."

— "The Wearing of the Green," Irish folk song lamenting the aftermath of the Rebellion of 1798

"Battle of Ross" by George Cruikshank, illustration for History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798 (1845)

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