“Donal' Don”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1904 (Ford)
Keywords: drink loneliness humorous
Found in: Britain(Scotland)

Description

"Wha hasna heard o' Donal' Don, Wi' all his tanterwallops on; I trow, he was a lazy drone, And smuggled Hieland whisky, O." Donal, abandoned long ago by his love, lives a poor and isolated life, without a change of shirt, but all appreciate his whiskey

References

  1. Ford-Vagabond, pp. 180-181, "Donal' Don" (1 text)
  2. Roud #13125
  3. BI, FVS180