Of all lands she might best afford a realistic presentment of the sad tale of the Kilkenny cats.
Both soides is fightin' like a pair o' Kilkenny cats, so they are!
If that were accomplished some prophesied that its members would but emulate the fame of the Kilkenny cats.
Unless something had been done the fight would have ended very much like the proverbial one of the Kilkenny cats.
And a gang of tough kids sprang up called the "Kilkenny cats," with which my gang used to fight.
The celebrated Kilkenny cats, through their tumultuous congress, cleaving the ear of Night, could they be said to do nothing?
It would make Macduff fall into the arms of Macbeth; it would tranquillize the Kilkenny cats themselves!