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  • We watched it until it was beyond sight, yet Da - haun still glanced from time to time in its wake.

    Three Against The Witch World

  • Even in the last rays of the sun and well into twilight I found myself watching for the bird Da - haun had dispatched across the mountains.

    Three Against The Witch World

  • Those yellow-red eyes shifted away from Da - haun, as if they could not bear to look too long at the golden glory she had become.

    Three Against The Witch World

  • And at last I gave up, knowing we must depend wholly upon Da - haun.

    Three Against The Witch World

  • I used to think that oor lot couldna be harder, when the bairns were a 'wee, an' we were struggling frae haun 'to mooth, to see them fed an' cled.

    The Underworld The Story of Robert Sinclair, Miner

  • To hae her sittin 'here, as she used to sit, her wee heid wi' its soft hair against my knee, an 'my haun clappin' it, an 'her bonnie een lookin' up at me, as if I was something she aye looket up to, as bein 'better than ony living being she ever kenned, wad be mair pleasure for me this minute than if I got a' the money in the world.

    The Underworld The Story of Robert Sinclair, Miner

  • "Just get a horse's hair -- a lang yin oot o 'its tail -- and put it across yer haun', an 'it'll cut his tawse in twa, whenever he gie's ye a pammy."

    The Underworld The Story of Robert Sinclair, Miner

  • He lifts his icy haun ', an' he speaks wi 'awe profound,

    The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume V. The Songs of Scotland of the Past Half Century

  • Donald an 'me was sittin' fon'lin 'her gowden curls an' biddin 'ane anither no' to greet -- for ae broken hairt can comfort anither broken hairt -- he slippit the token frae oot her puir cauld wee haun ', an' he read the writin 'that's on't oot lood:' This do in remembrance of Me, 'an' he says, 'I'll dae it in remembrance o' them baith, mither -- o '

    St. Cuthbert's

  • 'Twas a 'I could say, an' she pit her saft haun 'on my heid sae gentle, an' sae blessed cool, for my heid was burnin 'hot.

    St. Cuthbert's

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