The gallows shadows shook the evening
In the night a hound dog bayed
In the night the grounds were groaning
In the night the price was paid

from Bob Dylan – Seven Curses Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Instead of saying that Reilly’s daughter was having very uncomfortable sex with the her fathers' lyncher, he goes in to imagery and description of the night that offer similar feelings of Reilly’s daughter.

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