If it was anybody else I'd say it was crazy, but you're such a doggoned hellion of a go-getter mebbe you can put it over.
That's more important than this doggoned experience you and Skinner prate so much about.
"doggoned if somebody else hain't been drawin' a bead on trees," he said, looking into Si's startled face.
If I'd known I was going to lose the use o' myself like this, I wouldn't ha' been so doggoned keen about my friend leavin' me.
Wall, I guess yeu'll be pretty considerable surprised—tarnation surprised, doggoned if you won't.
He further inquired "what they wanted to hev sech a doggoned mis'able word as thet on a ring fur?"
doggoned thirsty bunch out here—won't stir a foot till they sample that wine!
He's so doggoned quick he'd have caught me, if it hadn't been for that blessed gleam in his eyes.
Me, I've had buck-ague for most three hours expecting that doggoned holdup to blow the roof of my head off.
And he's goin' to find out right now that it ain't no use to bring any doggoned teacher up here to teach this outfit.
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]