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  • Airshire breed -- and I have promised him a cheese; and I wad wuss ye, if Gowans, the brockit cow, has a quey, that she suld suck her fill of milk, as I am given to understand he has none of that breed, and is not scornfu 'but will take a thing frae a puir body, that it may lighten their heart of the loading of debt that they awe him.

    Sir Walter Scott (English Men of Letters Series)

  • Gowans, and there's your ain brockit cow, and the wee hawkit ane, that ye ca'd -- I needna tell ye how ye ca'd it -- but I couldna bid them sell the petted creature, though the sight o 'it may sometimes gie us a sair heart -- it's no the poor dumb creature's fault -- And ane or twa beasts mair

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete

  • “Why — let me see — the two black — the dun one — yon doddy — him with the twisted horn — the brockit — How much by the head?”

    Chronicles of the Canongate

  • There is Gowans, and there’s your ain brockit cow, and the wee hawkit ane, that ye ca’d — I needna tell ye how ye ca’d it — but I couldna bid them sell the petted creature, though the sight

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • Devonshire kye, of which he is enamoured, although I do still haud by the real hawlit Airshire breed -- and I have promised him a cheese; and I wad wuss ye, if Gowans, the brockit cow, has a quey, that she suld suck her fill of milk, as I am given to understand he has none of that breed, and is not scornfu 'but will take a thing frae a puir body, that it may lighten their heart of the loading of debt that they awe him.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete

  • Airshire breed ” and I have promised him a cheese; and I wad wuss ye, if Gowans, the brockit cow, has a quey, that she suld suck her fill of milk, as I am given to understand he has none of that breed, and is not scornfu 'but will take a thing frae a puir body, that it may lighten their heart of the loading of debt that they awe him.

    Sir Walter Scott

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