As an outcast Jew, condemned to wandering, Bloom may in fact have had more in common with the members of the historic Irish nation than most of the characters in Ulysses: and he would certainly endorse the view that mono-culture works as badly in the body politic as in agriculture, rapidly wearing out the earth's potential." Thus does Kiberd address a diasporic people still haunted by the potato famine that wiped out
the only staple crop of the 19th century Irish peasantry and forever altered the course of Irish national history.
Both their tries came from line-outs, an area where Swansea were wiped out
to such an extent that Wales lock Andy Moore was substituted at half-time.
I feel totally wiped out
and know I should be resting more, but I worry about losing fitness and getting lazy.
Rain accounted for neither side managing a result last weekend as half the league's calendar was wiped out
, Blyth's last victory coming in mid-July when thirdbottom Kirkley were their victims.