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Devil in Dublin City (The)

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The Scandinavian form of Dublin was Divelin [a], and the Latin Dublinia. (See Notes and Queries, April 9th, 1881. p. 296, for another explanation.)        

“Is just as true’s the deil’s in hell

Or Dublin city.”

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Burns: Death and Dr. Hornbook.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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