They were limited rights, but doggone it, it was a beginning.
doggone it, it seemed years since he had let fly with any bullets at the Japs.
doggone it, Foster, youve got to hand it to a guy like that!
doggone it, this wading through ponds uh soft soap has got t' stop right here.
“Too doggone cold to sit in the stand today, anyway,” Barry said.
"Get experience," they say; and not a doggone one in a dozen'll ever give a fellow any chance to get the experience.
The doggone rascals, they never take no care of their teeth.
Folks began to wake up 'nd put their heads outern their bunks to see what wuz the doggone matter.
"doggone it, here they come," said Shorty, snatching up his gun.
doggone it, Emma, I didn't have a very good life before I met you.
1851, American English, a "fantastic perversion of god-damned" [Weekley]. But Mencken favors the theory that it is "a blend form of dog on it; in fact it is still often used with it following. It is thus a brother to the old English phrase, 'a pox upon it,' but is considerably more decorous."
(also doggoned or daggoned or dagnabbed) Wretched; nasty; silly: This doggone thing's busted (1860+)
: They left here doggone fast (1871+)
[probably a euphemism for God damn]