Patrick Pearse: The Making of a Revolutionary by J. Augusteijn

By J. Augusteijn

Patrick Pearse used to be not just a pacesetter of the 1916 Easter emerging but additionally one of many major ideologues of physical-force nationalism in eire. according to a lot new fabric, this booklet presents an intimate account of the advance of his principles on cultural regeneration, schooling, patriotism and militarism and locations them in a eu context.

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Apparently weakly motivated he explained the absence of awards and good examining results in a rather awkward way: ‘Firstly my temperament would not allow me to go thro’ such things with any degree of comfort or success. H. He agreed to his every decision and seldom put forward an argument of his own. This submission could be rather irritating to the onlooker unfamiliar with the brothers. 137 He participated in most of the performances staged in St Enda’s, the school Patrick later founded, and also acted in theatre productions.

He was recognised by one of the victims and told off by his mother. 191 No one in the school could even imagine him being so. When one of the pupils had broken a shop window nearby, the shopkeeper came into the school and was asked to pick out the culprit from a line-up: ‘The irate dauber pointed to Paddy Pearse, as the culprit – upon which all, master & boys laughed in incredulity. Impossible! ’192 The accusation was unlikely due to Patrick’s general disposition but also because he was not keen on sports: ‘He was never an athlete.

Com - licensed to Universitetsbiblioteket i Tromsoe - PalgraveConnect - 2011-03-08 Person 19 where James bought his daily newspaper during 1876. In December Margaret indicated in a letter to James that she was not yet acquainted with his children. ‘I am glad to hear the children are well. ’86 Whatever had happened in their relationship, the death of Emily posed serious problems to James. He was left with his two surviving children Mary Emily and James Vincent who were then nine and eleven years old.

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