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O’meagher, Mr

Used by Trollope as an example of the Irish-Americans chiefly responsible for the violence caused by the Landleaguers Land.

"...the member for Athlone, who had just made a grand speech to the people at Athenry ...[having] spent three glorious weeks in New York, and, having practiced the art of speaking on board the steamer as he returned ...the gist of the truths had been chiefly this:--that if a man did not pay his rent, but kept his money in his pocket, he manifestly did two good things; he enriched himself, and he so far pauperized the landlord, who was naturally his enemy." - The Landleaguers