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  • In a word, there was a desperate kick-up between them, the ane threeping that he would tak the law of the ither immediately.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 275, September 29, 1827

  • He'll listen the hale day, an yell tell him about tales o 'Wallace, and Blind Harry, and Davie Lindsay; but ye maunna speak to him about ghaists or fairies, or spirits walking the earth, or the like o' that; --- he had amaist flung auld Caxon out o 'the window (and he might just as weel hae flung awa his best wig after him), for threeping he had seen a ghaist at the humlock-knowe.

    The Antiquary

  • He'll listen the hale day, an yell tell him about tales o 'Wallace, and Blind Harry, and Davie Lindsay; but ye maunna speak to him about ghaists or fairies, or spirits walking the earth, or the like o' that; -- he had amaist flung auld Caxon out o 'the window (and he might just as weel hae flung awa his best wig after him), for threeping he had seen a ghaist at the humlock-knowe.

    The Antiquary — Complete

  • Blind Harry, and Davie Lindsay; but ye maunna speak to him about ghaists or fairies, or spirits walking the earth, or the like o’ that; — he had amaist flung auld Caxon out o’ the window (and he might just as weel hae flung awa his best wig after him), for threeping he had seen a ghaist at the humlock-knowe.

    The Antiquary

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