"Waur he canna be," muttered Sir Archy, with a significance that gave the words a very equivocal meaning.
If they tak to ravishing and rieving the master's plenishins I canna help it.
Jamie, I canna' keep this siller, it lies like a weight o' lead on my heart.
A man will no' keep on dithering for what he kens he canna' get.
No doubt, bridegroom, replied the Doctor, I canna be insensible to the pleasant savour of the supper.
“It is something that we canna understand,” said Davie gravely.
The other replied, "But canna the French say their prayers as weel?"
No, it is no disrespect to the minister, but I canna hear his words to-day.
Ye are just killing yourself, lass; I canna let you do that.
Lassie, I canna hae the bittie dog in wi the broodin' chuckies!