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Full text of "The Life Of Charles Stewart Parnell - Ii"

li>0                CHARLES STKWAUr  PAUXKLL             \lw>
joining Bi^ar and Ueuly in revolt, and ended by coining to (iulway to oppose them and to help in forcing O'Shea upon the constituency. The man to he mobbed was not .Purnell, but their late member; so thought the men of (iulway. Seeing Mr. O'Connor assailed, Parnell sprung to his side in an instant, sei/ed him by the arm and marched him off to the hotel the* mob falling buek under the spell of the Chief's resistless influence, Parnell went direetly to his room, made a careful toilet, and then eame down spick and spun, looking more re*jul than ever, to meet Mr. Pi..([,;ar and Mr. Heaiy and the Irish mexubers. Healy stated the cane against Captain O'Sheu. His observations may Ins summed up in a .sentence; O'Shea WHS a \Vhi^ and then^forti unlit to sit for any Irish constituency. Bi4*.jur stood by the whih% i-niilinn; pleasantly. fl'hr nu^mber for Cavan never looked more peaceful tha.ii when bent on war. Parnell listened patiently mid attentively, and then said his say briefly and resolutely. O'Sheu. could not be withdrawn ; it mi^lii be a ijtu-stion whether tie ou^hi to havt* lu*tn bnui^ht forward, but having i.u-en brought forward he must remain, Put-nell's leatlership was involved in the issu*', and ttpoit that leadership the, success of the Irish (IIUHI* <lt*pended. It iiuist not therefore be jeopardised even by the* suspicion of a revolt. That was the fiat of the* Chief. *A rumour ban been spread/ he Haiti, * that if Captain O'Shea in withdrawn I would retire* from the. party. I liiiv*! no intention of renigning my position. I would not rem^u it if the, people, of Gahvay were to kick me through the Htrouts to-day/ Thin single sentence, Mr. O't'onuer tells us, swept Mr. Ilealy off his feet. However that may be, the whole bunineKH \VIIH certainly Mettled in n shorter timo than I now take to tell the Htory. Whenoin Mr, (*lml**tunr,* Nr\t <luy tht*