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  • I am the Sullivan that trumpeting tramp, from Suffering Duf-ferin the Sit of her Style, from Kathleen May Vernon her Mebbe fair efforts, from Fillthepot Curran his scotchlove machree-ther, from hymn Op.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Nor wake in winter, window machree, but snore sung in my old

    Finnegans Wake

  • "Come, jewel machree, the Gray Man is stealing through the pines."

    Kenny

  • Come, jewel machree, happiness is the aim of life.

    Kenny

  • Sometimes she sung to us of "Acushla machree" and "Mavourneen," and Mammy's Irish songs were especial favorites with the young fry of the nursery.

    A Grandmother's Recollections

  • Thou Queen of the West, the world's cush la machree.

    The Citizen-Soldier or, Memoirs of a Volunteer

  • -- Ben machree, said Mr Dedalus, clapping Ben's fat back shoulderblade.

    Ulysses

  • Did you bring ne’er a wrap to rowl round you, machree, now the night ’s closin’ in?

    A Curlew's Call

  • "Artie, alanna, back from the dead, back from the dead, acushla machree."

    The Art of Disappearing

  • "My darling, light of my eyes, colleen asthore, acushla machree!" said the Squire.

    Light O' the Morning

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