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  • o 'a pocket nepkin frae me, an' ye wad gar me tak a haill half croon frae yersel '!

    Malcolm

  • Steenie cried for a mutchkin of brandy, for he had had no refreshment the haill day.

    Redgauntlet

  • So, I think, we had better lay the haill dirdum on that ill-deedie creature, Major Weir, and say naething about your dream in the wood of

    Redgauntlet

  • Ye suld munt up a muckle square of canvass, like Dick Tinto, and paint folks ainsells, that they like muckle better to see than ony craig in the haill water; and I wadna muckle objeck even to some of the Wallers coming up and sitting to ye.

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • Glenartney, committed upon ye day of last bypast, be certain of ye said clan, be ye council and determination of ye haill, avow and to defend ye authors yrof qoever wald persew for revenge of ye same, qll ye said Jo. was occupied in seeking of venison to his Hieness, at command of Pat.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • Edward, who is of softer nature, he wad hae yammered the haill night of a constancy.

    The Monastery

  • Martin the shepherd — and he wrung his hands in the bitterness of agony, “the thieves, the harrying thieves I not a cloot left of the haill hirsel!”

    The Monastery

  • “However,” said the sexton, “this young man Edgar is like to avenge my wrangs on the haill of his kindred.”

    The Bride of Lammermoor

  • Brave son of sire as brave, Hector, prince of this land, all haill After many a long day I greet thee.

    Rhesus

  • And this mad quean, after cracking like a pen-gun, and skirling like a pea-hen for the haill night, behoves just to hae hadden her tongue when her clavers might have dune some gude!

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

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