Quotation by Charles James Lever

Och, Dublin City, there is no doubtin',
Bates every city upon the say;
'Tis there you'll see O'Connell spoutin',
An' Lady Morgan makin' tay;
For 'tis the capital of the finest nation,
Wid charmin' pisintry on a fruitful sod,
Fightin' like divils for conciliation
An' hatin' each other for the love of God.
Charles James Lever (1809–1872), Irish novelist. Dublin City.

Poem is attibuted to Lever. Lady Morgan in her Memoirs, vol. 2, Oct. 30, 1826, mentions this compliment paid to her by a street ballad singer.
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