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“There had come over all my spirit a kind of dwam, so that at times my head seemed as if it were stuffed with wool; what mattered was of no account, even if it were a tinker's death in the sheuch.”
“So the Prebendary went into the house in a kind of dwam, as the Scots put it, and had no notion of what the Dean had to say; and when he got back to the garden he found his gardener smoothing the plot with a long rake, and raking in a lot of dead ants with the mould.”
“There was a sigh of relief and Dad would be in a daydreamy dwam until the final bars of All I Have to Do is Dream repeated to fade.”
“Half listening, practicing his shorthand, or hieroglyphics as Don called it, Rob went off into another dwam.”
“From time to time, he'd slumped to the floor in a dwam, his mind rambling in the strangest of directions.”
“Juist say I've taen a kind o 'a dwam, but that I'll likely be a' richt again in a day or twa.”
“The fall lost me the last of my senses: I but heard some of the Stewarts curse me for an encumbrance as they stumbled over me and passed on, heedless of my fate, and saw, as in a dwam, one of them who had abraded his knees by his stumble over my body, turn round with a drawn knife that glinted in a shred of moonlight.”
“He couldn't do nowt to Doed so lang as he were maister o 'his senses, but if he was to get fair giddy an' drop off into a dwam, then, sure enif, Melsh Dick would have him i 'his power and could turn him intul a squirrel as he'd turned other lads an' lasses afore.”
“If I get a dwam here," he toucht, "it's by wi 'Tam Dale.”
“But he begood to dwam (sicken) in the end of the year, and soughed awa 'in the spring.”
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