and trudged towards Brown's Hotel
to scrounge some money for a drink,
then sup,and give poor Caitlin hell.
She liked the juice with near equal thirst ;
it energised her for other fellas,
while he sank deeper in the jar
for fear of appearing jealous.
An undoubted begging flirt himself,
life's voyage tossed him fore, then aft,
and he drifted from Caitlin's harbouring arms
to dock beside an historian's better half.