American Old Time Song Lyrics: 14 The Day I Walked Against Oleary

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The Day I Walked Against O'Leary.
Tune- "The Day I Played Base Ball."

My name it is McGinty, yes,
I live on ham and flour;
With O'Leary, the walker, I came here,
For to walk a mile an hour.
About half past twelve o'clock last night.
A gang gave me a terrible fright;
They woke me up and sot me tight,
For to walk .against O'Leary.

They took me to a great big field,
And with alcohol set me crazy;
They stripped me clothes off to the skin,
And it made me feel so lazy.
It was then the gang commenced to talk.
Saying: Who is the terrier going to walk?
And they said they would hang me if I'd baulk,
When I walked against O'Leary.

The first mile I walked my legs were weak,
And the gang commenced to holler:
They sprinkled salt upon the track,
And hit me with an iron dollar.
All the other walkers were ahead.
Eating sponge cake, pie and bread;
Oh, heavens! I wish that I was dead,
When I walked against O'Leary.

I walked, until I catched the cramps,
Around and around the track;
All the ladies threw bouquets at me,
There was a corn on my back.
The judge told me it was time to stop,
As around the track like a chicken I'd flop;
For the want of a whiskey I thought I'd drop,
The day I walked against O'Leary.
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