The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #72825   Message #4085264
Posted By: RunrigFan
27-Dec-20 - 08:56 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Galway Shawl - author
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: The Galway Shawl
The line "she kept on talking" suggests that he may have been glad to get away from her prattling

Read the lyrics

We kept on walking she kept on talking
'Till her fathers cottage came in to view
Said she, 'Come in sir', and meet my father
And play, to please him, 'The Foggy Dew'