Yir mother's bearin' her sorrow all alane in Ettrick and her laddie'll bear it ayont the ocean.
“ayont the hoose there,” replied Peter, who was crouching behind a tree-stump.
She followed the steps of the night, on its pathway of stars, far into the "wee sma' hours ayont the twal'."
In front of a tavern, ayont yonder, a horse was whinneying as I came up.
Geordie, yons our ain Barny, I ken by auld Helps motions; but wha she is that hes bringing wi him, is ayont my comprehension.
Enter a well-filled car in "the wee small hours ayont the twal."
But 'the wee small hour ayont the twal' found him still searching, and still unsuccessful.