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How a 22-Year-Old Firebrand Became 'Meagher of the Sword'

The very subtlest eloquence

That injured men can show,


Is the pathos of a pike-head,

And the logic of a blow.

Hopes built upon fine talking

Are like castles built on sand

But the pleading of cold iron

Not a tyrant can withstand.

In antebellum America, many former Irish…

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Added by Joe Gannon on April 12, 2016 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

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