PHELIM O’TOOLE’S COURTSHIP.
Phelim O’Toole, who had the honor of being that
interesting personage, an only son, was heir to a
snug estate of half an acre, which had been the family
William Carleton was a storyteller first and last. Unlike other Irish literary nationalists of the nineteenth century, he did not look for his true subject in the distant past--in nostalgia or in the ...