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  • My gudesire was, by this time, far beyond the bounds of patience, and, while he and Laurie were at deil speed the liars, he was wanchancie aneugh to abuse

    Redgauntlet

  • My gudesire was, by this time, far beyond the bounds of patience, and, while he and Laurie were at deil speed the liars, he was wanchancie aneugh to abuse Lapraik’s doctrine as weel as the man, and said things that garr’d folk’s flesh grue that heard them; —he wasna just himsell, and he had lived wi’ a wild set in his day.

    Wandering Willie’s Tale

  • Indeed, ye’ll no hinder some to thread that it was nane o’ the auld Enemy that Dougal and Hutcheon saw in the laird’s room, but only that wanchancie creature the major, capering on the coffin; and that, as to the blawing on the laird’s whistle that was heard after he was dead, the filthy brute could do that as weel as the laird himsell, if not better.

    Wandering Willie’s Tale

  • My gudesire was, by this time, far beyond the bounds of patience, and, while he and Laurie were at deil speed the liars, he was wanchancie aneugh to abuse Lapraik’s doctrine as weel as the man, and said things that garr’d folks’ flesh grue that heard them—he wasna just himsell, and he had lived wi’ a wild set in his day.

    Wandering Willie’s Tale

  • Indeed, ye 'll no hinder some to thread that it was nane o' the auld Enemy that Dougal and Hutcheon saw in the laird's room, but only that wanchancie creature the major, capering on the coffin; and that, as to the blawing on the laird's whistle that was heard after he was dead, the filthy brute could do that as weel as the laird himsell, if no better.

    Stories by English Authors: Scotland (Selected by Scribners)

  • My gudesire was, by this time, far beyond the bounds of patience, and, while he and Laurie were at deil speed the liars, he was wanchancie aneugh to abuse Lapraik's doctrine as weel as the man, and said things that garr'd folks 'flesh grue that heard them -- he wasna just himsell, and he had lived wi' a wild set in his day.

    Stories by English Authors: Scotland (Selected by Scribners)

  • Laurie were at deil speed the liars, he was wanchancie aneugh to abuse

    Redgauntlet

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  • unlucky.

    April 28, 2009