A Sackful of Limericks

Then a dip into Michael Palin's Sackful of Limericks will provide all the answers – and a lot of fun besides.

A Sackful of Limericks

A Sackful of Limericks

If you've ever wondered what happened to the young fellow from Malta who bought his grandfather an altar... If you're concerned about the camper called Jack who found a huge snake in his pack... And if you suspect that an eccentric landowner called Grey spent Christmas a very strange way but aren't sure precisely what that entailed... Then a dip into Michael Palin's Sackful of Limericks will provide all the answers – and a lot of fun besides.

A Poem for Every Spring Day

'Dear Yuri' from Lost Magic: The Very Best of Brian Moses copyright © Brian Moses 2016; Palin, Michael: 'A Handsome Young Fellow Called Frears' from A Sackful of Limericks (Random House Books, 2016) copyright © Michael Palin.

A Poem for Every Spring Day

A Poem for Every Spring Day

Within the pages of Allie Esiri's gorgeous collection, A Poem for Every Spring Day, you will find verse that will transport you to vivid spring-time scenes, taking you from the first sighting of blossoms to Easter. The poems are selected from Allie Esiri’s bestselling poetry anthologies A Poem for Every Day of the Year and A Poem for Every Night of the Year. Perfect for reading aloud and sharing with all the family, this book dazzles with an array of familiar favourites and remarkable new discoveries. These seasonal poems – together with introductory paragraphs – have a link to the date on which they appear. Includes poems by William Wordsworth, Christina Rossetti, John Donne and Emily Dickinson who sit alongside Ted Hughes, John Agard, Maya Angelou, Wendy Cope, John Cooper Clarke and Carol Ann Duffy. This soul-enhancing book will keep you company for every day of your life.

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Language Arts

Language Arts

Language Arts


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This is the classic collections of Limericks. Written by people of all nations in ribald and bawdy situations. Most of the risque verse is written in English but some are in French, German, and Latin and appear exactly as they were in the 1957 edition that was privately printed in Paris.

The Limerick

IOII There was a young girl from Des Moines Who had a large sack full of coins . The nickels and dimes She got from the times That she cradled the boys in her loins . 1945 . IOI2 A passion - swept dame called Dolores Is the hottest of ...

The Limerick

The Limerick


Dirty Little Limericks

Dirty Little Limericks

Dirty Little Limericks


The Limerick

The Limerick

The Limerick


Consumed in Freedom s Flame

As for their part , Aran and Gay cycled south toward Limerick . ... The British army and the RIC were as mad as a sackful of cats over the dramatic Constabulary raid and the convoy's subsequent destruction .

Consumed in Freedom s Flame

Consumed in Freedom s Flame

Consumed in Freedom's Flame is the exciting story of a fictional hero, Aran Roe O'Neill, and his resolute commitment to Ireland and its quest for independence. He personifies the courageous resistance of generations of Irishmen and women to English conquest, corruption and injustice. Together with a small group of other republicans, Aran fights for his nation's freedom during the early part of the twentieth century.The story weaves fact and fiction around the exploits of this youthful Irishman and his adventurous friends from Dublin's 1916 Easter Rising to the ensuing Irish War of Independence. Theirs is the troubled and tormented account of Ireland's attempt to control its own destiny in the face of resolute British opposition and the intervention of Fate's cruel hand.

Critical Regionalism

... sackful of potatoes'' (''Eighteenth'' 608). Critical regionalism is thus not intended to supplant other aspects of identity-driven cultural critique, but rather to augment and extend it, providing what Patricia Nelson Limerick calls ...

Critical Regionalism

Critical Regionalism

The idea of "region" in America has often served to isolate places from each other, observes Douglas Reichert Powell. Whether in the nostalgic celebration of folk cultures or the urbane distaste for "hicks," certain regions of the country are identified as static, insular, and culturally disconnected from everywhere else. In Critical Regionalism, Reichert Powell explores this trend and offers alternatives to it. Reichert Powell proposes using more nuanced strategies that identify distinctive aspects of particular geographically marginal communities without turning them into peculiar "hick towns." He enacts a new methodology of critical regionalism in order to link local concerns and debates to larger patterns of history, politics, and culture. To illustrate his method, in each chapter of the book Reichert Powell juxtaposes widely known texts from American literature and film with texts from and about his own Appalachian hometown of Johnson City, Tennessee. He carries the idea further in a call for a critical regionalist pedagogy that uses the classroom as a place for academic writers to build new connections with their surroundings, and to teach others to do so as well.

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