School: Mullach Dubh

Lisgorman, Co. Leitrim
Pádhraic Ó Blioscáin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0203, Page 125

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The very day he's marry.
Pat [?] then to his feet did jump.
Saying you'll never get such a lump.
Unless to America back you'll dump.
And then you might get a […].

I have travelled this country round.
And cannot get one with fifty pounds.
And having a bulky farm of ground.
Likewise a situation
Pat Cunningham then said "damned but man"
You are a foot to speak so sham
For I cant got on and I'm a better man
When seated at the table
Johnie Walpole then said "I"
The girls have got so very fly.
I'd rather live until I'd die.
And never ask to marry.
Pat Walpole them got up and swore
He was not a minute but three score
He told them all to say no more
They were all too young to marry