Excerpt from Memoir of the Great Original Zozimus (Michael Moran): The Celebrated Dublin Street Rhymer and Reciter, With His Songs, Singing, and Recitations IN a sequestered part of our city, utterly unknown to modems, called Faddle Alley, off Black Pitts, in the Liber ties of Dublin, an event of some importance occurred about seventy-seven years ago; for the birth of a child is under all circumstances interesting, but that of a public character still more so - particularly when he is to be renowned in story, ' or put in print.' About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.