O'Donnell rushed into a church, placed his rifle under a
pew and entered the confessional. "Father," he
said breathlessly, "I've just shot down two British
Hearing no response he went on: "I also knocked off
a British captain!"
When there was still no response from the priest, O'Donnell
said, "Father, have ye fainted?"
"Of course I haven't fainted," replied the confessor.
"I'm waitin' for you to stop talkin' politics and commence
confessin' your sins!"