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  • That great Parnellite movement tried now to bully England by loud words and now to wheedle England by soft words, and Ireland herself, her civilisation and her ideals, were forgotten in the midst of it all.

    Later Articles and Reviews

  • Gill had spent his life manipulating incompatibles; at the Parnellite split he took neither side.

    Collected Works of W. B. Yeats Volume III Autobiographies

  • The practical advantages already won were an earnest of the future, secured new support, and would give greater momentum and unity to the Parnellite movement; when the time came for another attack upon property.

    The Quarterly Review, Volume 162, No. 324, April, 1886

  • A distinguished public man has been called to office by the Parnellite vote.

    The Quarterly Review, Volume 162, No. 324, April, 1886

  • Mr. Campbell Bannerman denounced the Parnellite demands as 'separation under one name or another,' and many other Liberals were equally emphatic, whilst a still larger number never alluded to the subject.

    The Quarterly Review, Volume 162, No. 324, April, 1886

  • As a set off to Mr. Morley's want of official experience and of weight in the House of Commons, Mr. Gladstone placed the consideration he enjoyed with the Parnellite party and a disposition, composed of fanaticism and adroitness, fitting him well to co-operate in the schemes which were to follow from the wild passion of the National League in combination with the skill of the 'old Parliamentary hand. '

    The Quarterly Review, Volume 162, No. 324, April, 1886

  • Mr. John Redmond, leader of the Parnellite group of the Irish

    The Grand Old Man

  • Over elections the priests have paramount influence as I have already shown, but may cite an example at the last County election in Kerry, when three candidates stood, Sir Thomas Esmonde (Anti-Parnellite), Mr. Harrington (Parnellite), and Mr. Palmer (Conservative).

    The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent

  • Parnellite once said he had the unctuousness of a retired grocer, but was contradicted by a more reverent English Radical, who said, 'No, he has the unction of grace,' whereas, the truth is, he has the platform manner with him always.

    The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent

  • London, will be held at the Westminster Palace Hotel, when, it is stated in London Nationalist circles, a definite course of parliamentary action will be decided upon, and the Parnellite programme for the session will be finally adopted, subject only to such deviations as the exigencies of the political situation may render admissable and desirable.

    Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 2, February 1886

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