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A


COMPENDIUM OF IRISH BIOGRAPHY;


COMPRISING SKETCHES OF


DISTINGUISHED IRISHMEN,


AND OF


EMINENT PERSONS CONNECTED WITH IRELAND BY

OFFICE OR BY THEIR WRITINGS.




BY

ALFRED WEBB





'And if I have done well, and as is fitting the story, it is that which I desired: but if slenderly and meanly, it is that which I could attain unto."— II. Mac. XV. 38.





DUBLIN:

M. H. GILL & SON, SACKVILLE-STREET.


MDCCCLXXVIII