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  • Hake an 'conger pie, roast beef and curney puddin', heave to an 'come again, jist like kurl singers at

    The Birthright

  • He foretold that all my sister's children, would die some day; and he foretold it in the very hour that the youngest was born, and that is this lad Quentin -- who, no doubt, will one day die, to make up the prophecy -- the more's the pity -- the whole curney of them is gone but himself.

    Quentin Durward

  • "We maun gar wheat-flour serve us for a blink," said Niel, in a tone of resignation; "it's no that ill food, though far frae being sae hearty or kindly to a Scotchman's stamach as the curney aitmeal is; the Englishers live amaist upon't; but, to be sure, the pock-puddings ken nae better."

    Old Mortality, Complete

  • He foretold that all my sister’s children, would die some day; and he foretold it in the very hour that the youngest was born, and that is this lad Quentin — who, no doubt, will one day die, to make up the prophecy — the more’s the pity — the whole curney of them is gone but himself.

    Quentin Durward

  • “We maun gar wheat-flour serve us for a blink,” said Niel, in a tone of resignation; “it’s no that ill food, though far frae being sae hearty or kindly to a Scotchman’s stamach as the curney aitmeal is; the Englishers live amaist upon’t; but, to be sure, the pock-puddings ken nae better.”

    Old Mortality

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  • granular, full of grains.

    November 9, 2012