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Definitions of JUSTIN MCCARTHY
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A noted Irish journalist, politician, historian, novelist, and miscellaneous writer; born at Cork, Nov. 22, 1830. He has been a Home Rule Member of Parliament since 1879, and since the fall of Parnell, chairman of the Irish Parliamentary party. He spent three years (1868-70) in the United States, traveling, lecturing, and engaged in literary work, being (amongst other things) connected editorially with the New York Independent. He revisited this country in 1886. Among his chief works are: "A History of Our Own Times" (4 vols., 1879-80); "History of the Four Georges" (4 vols., 1889); the novels "Lady Judith" (1871); "A Fair Saxon" (1873); "Dear Lady Disdain" (1875); "The Right Honorable" (1886, with Mrs. Campbell-Praed); etc. "Modern Leaders", a collection of biographical sketches, appeared in 1872. His latest works are "The Story of Gladstone's Life"; "Ireland and her Story".
By Charles Dudley Warner
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- One who bears flame or light; name given to members a genus humming birds, from their being furnished with tuft flery crimson-colored feathers round neck like gorget. little flame-bearer inhabits inner side extinct volcano Chiriqui, in Veragua, about 9000 feet above the level of sea. It measures only 1/2 inches length. There are various other species, all tropical American.