I am sorry poor Thomas Duffy now
for soon you got your fall,
For you thought you would trick the Jobber,
But you got no straw at all.
When Duffy spied Squire Griffin
As he was for his roam
Saying "Gods truth your honor"
And I cannot take it home.
When Duffy entered Gaffey's house
He was in the best of Cheer
Saying by "Goreb Sir I'll tell you
That the Meelick's straw isn't dear.
It was early next morning
When Duffy and old Queen Ann
They came along the road
And a messenger to Baile Thiar immediately ran.
When Jobber he came on the scene
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