The Troubles Northern Ireland Background 1609���1912

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    Our God, our help in ages past,
    Our hope for years to come;
    Be thou our guard while troubles last,
    And our eternal home
    Isaac Watts (1674–1748)

    ... in Northern Ireland, if you don’t have basic Christianity, rather than merely religion, all you get out of the experience of living is bitterness.
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    Come, fix upon me that accusing eye.
    I thirst for accusation. All that was sung.
    All that was said in Ireland is a lie
    Breed out of the contagion of the throng,
    Saving the rhyme rats hear before they die.
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    In the true sense one’s native land, with its background of tradition, early impressions, reminiscences and other things dear to one, is not enough to make sensitive human beings feel at home.
    Emma Goldman (1869–1940)