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From: linda Merle <>
Subject: Re: Fw: The Irish in America
Date: Sat, 07 Feb 1998 20:39:40 -0800


Dear Bill,

> In the past, we have always been able to assimilate our enemies. I
> believe we have effectively done so in the present, but the
> "assimilatees" are showing signs of inordinate stubbornness. <grin>

Actually, it is you who have been assimulated and thus you have lost
the richness of your Viking, Cruithne, Norman, French, English,
and Scots past.

I suggest you read Stewart's "The Narrow Ground".

Linda Merle

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