Notes from a Writer's Book of Cures and Spells

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The Norman invasion of the late 12th century marked the beginning of more than 800 years of direct English rule and, later, British involvement in Ireland. Patrick's Day strive to wear something green, Ireland's national color. A modern literary historian sets the poem in the Victorian context of “a trend of swelling interest in the West in Buddhism .” Edward Alexander Wyon (born London 1842; died Hastings 1872) was a London architect and poet, descended from the Wyon family of engravers.

Pages: 160

Publisher: Peepal Tree Press Ltd. (July 1, 2005)

ISBN: 1845230167

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