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 Skevington’s Daughter,Skibbereen Eagle (The). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Skibbereen and Connemara (in Ireland).
Types of poverty and distress.   1
        “You would then see the United Kingdom one vast Skibbereen or Connemara; you might convert its factories into poor-houses, and its parks into potters fields to bury strangers in.”—C. Thomson: Autobiography, p. 307.

 Skevington’s Daughter,Skibbereen Eagle (The). 

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