Thesaurus / donnybrook
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To express an opinion on a Celtic question is to accept an invitation to a Donnybrook fair.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
I suppose he'd want a rather big house on the south side—Rathfarnham or Terenure way, or, maybe, Donnybrook.
MARY, MARYJAMES STEPHENS
Tis a gloryous big fight, a rough an' tumble fight, a Donnybrook fair three thousan' miles wide an' a ruction in ivry block.
MR. DOOLEY'S PHILOSOPHYFINLEY PETER DUNNE
And get it settled who's in command of this Donnybrook, while we're at it, Conn thought.
THE COSMIC COMPUTERHENRY BEAM PIPER
Well, this is going to beat any Donnybrook Fair you lads ever saw.
LOVE UNDER FIRERANDALL PARRISH
Donnybrook is the most respectable and aristocratic of all the suburbs of Dublin.
ONE IRISH SUMMERWILLIAM ELEROY CURTIS
I rode out again to-day for the first time to see the fair at Donnybrook, near Dublin, which is a kind of popular festival.
TOUR IN ENGLAND, IRELAND, AND FRANCE, IN THE YEARS 1826, 1827, 1828 AND 1829.HERMANN PCKLER-MUSKAU
Donnybrook Fair, or what remains of it, is going on, within two or three miles of Dublin.
THE LETTERS OF CHARLES DICKENSCHARLES DICKENS
His lordship fancied himself at Donnybrook Fair, and was in the thick of it, in the mle, and lost to sight!
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Donnybrook, formerly a village, Ireland, now a suburb of Dublin.
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