John Davidson

(11 April 1857 – 23 March 1909 / Barrhead, East Renfrewshire, Scotland)

John Davidson Quotes

    Thirty Bob A Week

    I couldn't touch a stop and turn a screw,
    And set the blooming world a-work for me,
    Like such as cut their teeth -- I hope, like you --
    On the handle of a skeleton gold key;
    I cut mine on a leek, which I eat it every week:
    I'm a clerk at thirty bob as you can see.

    But I don't allow it's luck and all a toss;
    There's no such thing as being starred and crossed;

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