Sentence Examples

  • William Shaw succeeded him as chairman of the Irish party in Parliament; but after the election of 1880, Parnell, who had the Land League at his back, ousted him by 23 votes to 18.
  • The Land League, of which Michael Davitt was the founder, originated in Mayo in August, and at a meeting in Dublin in October the organization was extended to all Ireland, with Parnell as president.
  • The country was thickly covered with branches before the end of the year, and in December Parnell went to America to collect money.
  • Parnell had to conciliate the Clan-na-Gael and the Fenians generally, both in Ireland and America, while abstaining from action which would make his parliamentary position untenable.
  • Forster (q.v.) as chief; secretary, and Parnell remained chairman of his own party in parliament.

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