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Miss Wordsworth's arm was in mine, and she was expressing some fears that the splendid stranger might prove ominous, when I, by ill luck, blundered out the following remark, thinking that I was saying a good thing: -- 'Hout, me'em! it is neither mair nor less than joost a treeumphal airch, raised in honour of the meeting of the poets.'
Na, na, "said Jock with a canty kind of content in his voice," they may luik a lang while or they wad think o 'luikin' for him atween the foundation an 'the spring o' the airch.
Has the fit o 'Iris ca'd a hole i' the airch o '' t?
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