Robert Emmet's last speech from the dock in verse for recitation
"The best patriotic poem since Shamus O'Brien".
|Summary:||Robert Emmet's last speech adapted to verse form - first line reads: 'You ask, my Lords, if I have aught to say why death should not proceed without delay?'.. 'The last speech of Robert Emmet - every line of which, as T.D. [Timothy Daniel] Sullivan put it, is known and dear to the hearts of the Irish race - was made in the Green Street Courthouse on the occasion of his trial for High Treason in connection with the Dublin Rising of 1803'. Item reads: 'The above poem may be had in full as a small booklet and is published by Messr. Duffy and Co. 38 Westmoreland Street, Dublin, Price Sixpence. |
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Independent Newspapers, Ltd., 111 Middle Abbey St.,
[n.d, between ca. 1916 and 1918?].
|Notes:||Two copies of this item are held in the Department of Ephemera. |
Physical description: 1 broadside : b&w ill. ; 51 cm x 38 cm..
As a digital copy of this item is available, the original will not be issued.
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