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Irish Patriot: Wolfe Tone - Preface

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Memorial statue of Wolfe Tone located at Stevens Green, Dublin, Ireland.  Image online courtesy Wikipedia Commons.

 

I am aware
of the fate
which awaits me

Most lawyers speak for individuals. Wolfe Tone, an Irish barrister, spoke for a nation.
 
Most lawyers fight for clients. Wolfe Tone fought for the Irish people.
 
Lawyers are paid fees for their skills. Wolfe Tone paid the ultimate fee.
 
At 35, he was sentenced to hang as a traitor for crimes against the British king. He remains an Irish hero.
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Author: Carole D. Bos, J.D. 5186stories and lessons created

Original Release: Oct 01, 1999

Updated Last Revision: Nov 09, 2016


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