travelled to Italy for health reasons; wrote Italy in the Nineteenth Century (1848 and 6 edns.); Vicissitudes of the Eternal City (1849), translated from a guidebook of Signor Canini; also Early Sketches of Eminent Men (1870), being a collection of early writings in Dublin University Magazine; pronounced one of the great orators of the century, his most celebrated speech was made in Yelverton case, causing him to be greet by cheers on entering the House of Commons;
last resided in Dublin at 2 Mountjoy Sq.; d. 25 November, after long illness, Brighton; bur. Mount Jerome, with large monumental figure by Albert Bruce Joy, RA, the favorite pupil of Foley; in St. Patricks Cathedral; He is cited as a great orator in the Aoelus chapter of James Joyces Ulysses. CAB ODNB JMC DIB DIH
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Hyland Books (Cat. 214) lists Jas. Whiteside [Lord Chf. Just.] Early Sketches of Eminent Persons (Dublin 1870) (xx)+285pp.
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YMCA: Whiteside contrib. Cleanliness: Prudence: Industry to Lectures Delivered before the Dublin Young Mens Christian Association [...] during the year 1864 (Dublin: Hodges, Smith and Co. 1865) - as listed under Lord Dufferin, supra.
James Joyce: Whitesides reputation is untarnished in Joyces Ulysses (1922), where he is recalled as a standard of Irish forensic eloquence in the Aeolus episode: Where have you a man now at the bar like those fellows, like Whiteside, like Isaac Butt, like silvertongued OHagan? (under heading Clever, Very; Bodley Head Edn., p.175).
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