Oh, the night that Patty Murphy died
Is a night I'll never forget
Some of the boys got loaded drunk
And they ain't been sober yet
— 'Great Big Sea', "The Night Pat Murphy Died"
"He was a man," said Conan. "I drink to his shade, and to the shade of the dog, who knew no fear." He quaffed part of the wine, then emptied the rest upon the floor, with a curious heathen gesture, and smashed the goblet.