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AT HOME AND ABROAD;
A Year of Real Life.
J. RODERICK O'FLANAGAN, Esq.
OF THE KING'S INNS, DUBLIN; AND
GRAY'S INN, LONDON.
What a large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little
IN TWO VOLUMES.
SMITH, ELDER AND CO., CORNHILL,
MY RESPECTED FATHER,
AS A SLIGHT RETURN
FOR REPEATED ACTS OF KINDNESS,
These Volumes are dedicated,
WITH EVERY SENTIMENT
DUTY, VENERATION, AND GRATITUDE.
READER, didst thou ever keep a Diary? Perhaps thou answerest, "No." Behold, then, mine! The work on which thy sight falleth, is gathered from the chaff of one year's harvest. A little year, but lately passed away,
-swallowed in the tomb of departed days,
which are never again to return.
Oh! by that little word, how many thoughts are stirred."
It may, perchance, be asked, wherefore have I, whose name has not been trumpeted by the