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John Philpot Curran

John Philpot Curran (24 July 1750 – 14 October 1817) was an Irish orator, politician and wit, born in Newmarket, County Cork. He was the son of James and Sarah Curran.

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John Philpot Curran - Appreciation
... Lord Byron said, after the death of Curran, "I have heard that man speak more poetry than I have seen written", and, in a letter to Thomas Moore, 1 October 1821, "I feel, as your poor Curran ... Marx recommended to Engels that he read the speeches of John Philpot Curran in a letter of 10 December 1869 **"You must get Curran's Speeches edited by Davies (sic) Davis (London James Duffy, 22, Paternoster Row) ... I consider Curran the only great lawyer (people's advocate) of the eighteenth century and the noblest personality, while Grattan was a parliamentary rogue, but because you will find quoted there ...

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    The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance; which condition if he break, servitude is at once the consequence of his crime, and the punishment of his guilt.
    —John Philpot Curran (1750–1817)