MEMOIR OF MR. SHEIL...
AN IRISH CIRCUIT.
Going Circuit.— The South of Ireland.--- Rules of Legal Travelling.--
An Approver.-- Lord Avonmore.-An Irish Assize Town.- Larry Cro-
nan's Trial. - O'Connell's Success with Juries.-Trial of John Scanlan
for Murder.- Was he executed ?.
HALL OF THE FOUR COURTS, DUBLIN.
O'Connell, Bushe, Lord Plunket, and H. D. Grady.— Curran.- Lord Clare.
- Serving Writs in Connaught.....
In his Study, in the Four Courts, at a Popular Meeting, at a Public Din-
:-His Personal Appearance.- Merits as a Nisi-Prius, and Crown
Lawyer.- Influence with Juries. - As Catholic Leader.-Duel with
D'Esterre.- On Circuit. - In Parliament....
His rigin.-Conviction of the Sheareses.— Trial of Robert Emmett.-His
Intellectual Supremacy.- Style of his Oratory.- Personal Appearance.
- In Parliament.-His Catholic Politics.—Grattan. - Raised to the
Bench.— Appointed Lord-Chancellor.— His Enforced Resignation.... 98
Descent.— The Historical Society.–An Anti-Unionist.- Solicitor-General.
- Catholic Board.- Aspect, Voice, and Gesture, as an Orator.-His
Conversation, Wit, and Eloquence.— Is made Chief-Justice. .... 121
Ifuguenot Descent.- Lord Clonmel. - Business Habits.- Opposes the
Union.- As Attorney-General.-- Anti-Catholic Politics. -Loss of Office.
-Deportment and Aspect.-Skill as an Advocate.- Distaste for Letters. 150
His Tory Politics. Sympathy with Saurin.— Bar Advancement.- Is made
Solicitor-General.- His Legal and Scientific Attainments.- Skill al
Cross-Examination.-Character as a Judge....