Saint Patrick's Day in Paris
DESCRIPTION: Let Irishmen and honest men, in Ireland or France, "religiously think 'Tis his duty to drink On St Patrick's day in the morning" War is past. "Can Wellington's glory be ever forgot On the banks of the Seine, or the banks of the Shannon?"
EARLIEST DATE: 1839 (Croker-PopularSongs)
KEYWORDS: war drink France Ireland humorous nonballad
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Croker-PopularSongs, pp. 33-34, "St Patrick's Day in Paris" (1 text)
cf. "Patrick's Day in the Morning" (tune, according to Croker-PopularSongs)
NOTES: Croker-PopularSongs: "From a manuscript copy in the autograph of Sir Jonah Barrington, endorsed, 'Sung with great applause at a meeting which assembled in the City of Paris, to celebrate the anniversary of the Saint of Hibernia.' This was, probably, the 17th March, 1816." - BS
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