Peter Plymley’s Letters and Selected Essays by Sydney Smith

PETER PLYMLEY’S LETTERS AND SELECTED ESSAYS Contents: Introduction Peter Plymley’s Letters Historical Apology For The Irish Catholics Ireland and England Moore’s Captain Rock INTRODUCTION. Sydney Smith, of the same age as Walter Scott, was born at Woodford, in Essex, in the year 1771, and he died of heart disease, aged seventy-four, on the 22nd of