Mudcat Café message #2791261 The Mudcat Café TM
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Posted By: An Buachaill Caol Dubh
18-Dec-09 - 11:30 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Dear Old Skibbereen
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Dear Old Skibbereen
In looking over the set of verses above (to note down the likely emendations, of course), I've just noticed that "rich and rare" in the second line is given in quotation marks, which I suspect indicates a deliberate allusion to Thomas Moore's song of that title.