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Yes, ruling by fooling, is a great British art with great Irish fools to practice on.


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Yes, friends, governments in capitalist society are but committees of the rich to manage the affairs of the capitalist class.



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If you strike at, imprison, or kill us, out of our prisons or graves we will still evoke a spirit that will thwart you, and perhaps, raise a force that will destroy you! We defy you! Do your worst!



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The British Government has no right in Ireland, never had any right in Ireland, and never can have any right in Ireland.

The British Government has no right in Ireland, never had any right in Ireland, and never can have any right in Ireland.



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We believe in constitutional action in normal times; we believe in revolutionary action in exceptional times.



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Apostles of Freedom are ever idolised when dead, but crucified when alive.



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No revolutionary movement is complete without its poetical expression.



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The worker is the slave of capitalist society, the female worker is the slave of that slave.





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