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MEMOIRS

OF THE

LATE THE RIGHT HONOURABLE

JOHN PHILPOT CURRAN.

se.

T. DAVISON, Lombard-street, Whitefriars, London.

MEMOIRS

OF THE

LEGAL, LITERARY, AND POLITICAL

LIFE

OF THE

LATE THE RIGHT HONOURABLE

JOHN PHILPOT CURRAN,

ONCE MASTER OF THE ROLLS IN IRELAND:

COMPRISING COPIOUS

ANECDOTES OF HIS WIT AND HUMOUR;

AND

A SELECTION OF HIS POETRY.

INTERSPERSED WITH OCCASIONAL

BIOGRAPHY OF HIS DISTINGUISHED COTEMPORARIES IN THE
SENATE AND AT THE BAR.

BY WILLIAM O'REGAN, ESQ. BARRISTER.

Erant in eo plurimæ literæ, nec eæ vulgares, sed interiores quædam, et
reconditæ: divina memoria, summa verborum et gravitas, et elegantia. CICERO.
Audivi Hiberniam olim in Eloquentia floruisse.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR JAMES HARPER, 46, FLEET-STREET;

AND

RICHARD MILLIKEN, GRAFTON-STREET, DUBLIN.

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