Orangeman's Apology, The
DESCRIPTION: "I am a loyal Orangeman, in this I take delight, Though long before I firmly swore to those who did unite." Green being out of date, the singer calls the Pope a hog and swears what he's told. "For it's my rule, and I'm no fool, who's miller, I'll be dog"
EARLIEST DATE: 1809 (Cox's _Irish Magazine_, according to Moylan)
KEYWORDS: Ireland humorous nonballad political
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Moylan 49, "The Orangeman's Apology for Quitting the Croppies and Turning Loyalist" (1 text)
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