Review of Reviews,  1 (1890), 100–07.

Character Sketch: February. II.—Mr. Charles S. Parnell



Regular Feature, Biography


Heredity, Engineers

    In discussing Charles S Parnell's distinguished lineage, asserts that 'Mr. Galton may search far and wide without finding a more signal instance of heredity than the Irish chieftain' (100). Parnell brings to the stormy world of politics, a 'mind [...] essentially that of a civil engineer' and, as when 'an engineer is making a cutting', he 'is too intent upon his end to waste force in unnecessary emotion' (101).

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