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He was crazy about her but she was not to be trusted. Here's why. He went out and did some major robbery and thought of what he would give to her from his heist but she just ratted him out to the local cops who carted him away. Not a nice chic for a girlfriend.

Whiskey In The Jar

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  As I was going over the famed Kerry Mountains
    F                                                 C
 I met with Captain Farrell and his money he was counting
   C                                           Am
 I first produced my pistol and then produced my rapier
               F                                    C
 Saying "Stand and deliver! For I am the bold deceiver!"
 C                                        F   
 Whack fol the daddy - o,  whack fo the daddy - o
              C            G         C
 There's whiskey in the jar.
C                                              Am
 He counted out his money and it paid a pretty penny
   F                                      C 
 I put it in my pocket and I took it home to Molly
         C                                                Am 
 She sighed and she swore that she never would deceive me but the
 F                                              C     
 Devil take the women for you never can be easy     CHORUS
    C                                  Am  
 I went into my chamber for to take a slumber
     F                                                    C
 I dreamt of gold and jewels and for sure it was no wonder
        C                                             Am
 But Molly took my bullets and she filled them up with water
        F                                              C
 And sent for Captain Farrell to be ready for the slaughter.  CHORUS
           C                                  Am
 'Twas early in the morning before I rose to travel
       F                                                     C
 Up come a band of foot men and then likewise Captain Farrell
    C                                                Am
 I first produced my pistol for she stole away my rapier
          F                                              C
 But I couldn't shoot the water so a prisoner I was taken.  CHORUS
     C                                       Am
 If anyone can aid me it's my brother in the army
    F                                         C
 If I could learn his station in Cork or in Killarney
           C                                                Am  
 And if he'd come and join me we'd go rovin' in Kilkenny
            F                                                   C
 I'll engage he'd treat me fairer than my darlin' sportin' Molly  CHORUS