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A Nolle Prosequi

Irish Humour Home




At the time that Barry Yelverton was Attorney-General, himself and
O'Leary, while enjoying the beauties of Killarney, had the rare fortune
to witness a staghunt. The hunted animal ran towards the spot where the
Attorney-General and O'Leary stood. Ah! said Father Arthur, with
genuine wit, how naturally instinct leads him to come to you, that you
may deliver him by a nolle prosequi!





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