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Dan Calder Lyr Req: Don Quixote (Gordon Lightfoot) (13) RE: Don Quixote lyric meaning? 28 Oct 08

Hi Bruce,
The line is actually, "See the drunkard in the tavern, stemming gold to make ends meet", and there has been much discussion on the meaning. I haven't heard a definitive answer on it yet.
Good luck.
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