THE FEAST OF LUPERCAL (246 pp.)Brian MooreAtlantic-Little, Brown ($3.75).
More or less to the measure of The Wearin' o' the Green, the following verse, illustrated by schoolboy art, was inscribed on the walls of the jakes (John) at Saint Michan's College, near Belfast:
Now boys a dear
and did you hear
the news that's going round
Dev and Cuff have had a fight
cause Cuff's wee niece stayed out all night
and they say Dev put out the light . . .
Dev is Diarmuid Devine, B.A., English master at Saint Michan's and Cuff (socalled for his...