The true picture of life as it is, if it could be adequately painted, would show men what they are, and how they might rise, not, indeed, to perfection, but one step first, and then another on the ladder.
The Eustace Diamonds
Brother of Mick and owner of the Kanturk Hotel in Cork.
"He was a fat, thickset man, with a good-humoured face, a flattened nose, and a great aptitude for stable occupations" - Castle Richmond
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