Author:Augustine Birrell

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Augustine Birrell
English politician, barrister, academic and author. Chief Secretary for Ireland from 1907 to 1916
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography.
Articles written by this author are designated in the DNB by the initials "A. B-l."
Augustine Birrell


  • Life of Charlotte Brontë (1887) (external scan)
  • England's Helicon. A collection of lyrical and pastoral poems: published in 1600 (1887) (external scan)
  • Res judicatae: papers and essays (1893) (external scan)
  • Essays about men, women and books(1896) (external scan)
  • Sir Frank Lockwood; a biographical sketch (1898) (external scan)
  • Miscellanies (1901) (external scan)
  • William Hazlitt (1902) (external scan)
  • Andrew Marvell (1905) (external scan)
  • In the name of the Bodleian, and other essays (1905) (external scan)
  • Men, women, and books (1910) (external scan)
  • Obiter dicta (July 1905) (external scan)
  • More Obiter Dicta (external scan)
  • Concerning solicitors, by one them (1920) (external scan)
  • Frederick Locker-Lampson, a character sketch, with a small selection from letters addressed to him and bibliographical notes on a few of the books formerly in the Rowfant library (1920) (external scan)
  • The collected essays & addresses of the Rt. Hon. Augustine Birrell, 1880-1920 Volume 1) (1922) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)


  • The duties and liabilities of trustees; six lectures delivered in the Inner Temple during the Hilary sittings, 1896, at the request of he Council of legal education (1897) (external scan)
  • Four lectures on the law of employers' liability at home and abroad (1897) (external scan)
  • Emerson, a lecture (1903) (external scan)

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Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1928.

The longest-living author of these works died in 1933, so these works are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 89 years or less. These works may be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.