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Easter Rising Quotes
Terms in this set (22)
"The cause of labour is the cause of Ireland, the cause of Ireland is the cause of labour."
"To die if need be our race might live in freedom"
"We serve neither King nor Kaiser, but Ireland"
"The new generation that has been rebaptised in the Fenian faith"
"Warmed with the red wine of the battlefields"
(The conspirators were) "More anxious that a rising should take place, than that it should be successful"
"Maximum bloodshed, destruction and coercion, in the hope of resuscitating Anglophobia
"A revolt of intellectuals"
"As much a revolt against the Irish Parliamentary Party as against British rule in Ireland"
"The IPP's raison d'être had gone"
"His messianic and sacrificial notion that the 'Irish' cause was somehow congruent with Christ's sacrifice"
"It's rhetoric was poetic, several poets took part"
"The strain of mystic Catholicism identifying the Irish soul as Catholic and Gaelic"
"The Irish Republic, virtually established, would not now go away"
"They were perceived as martyrs not only for Ireland, but for Catholic Ireland"
"Pearse's poems and addresses, became a sacred book"
"Replaced the pre-war Liberal-Nationalist understanding"
Massively diminished significance"
"Beyond a call to join the British Army"
"Conspiracy within a conspiracy"
"I think the Orangeman without a rifle a much less ridiculous figure than the Nationalist without one"
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