Mr. Cormack did not succeed in the main object he had in view, yet was his trouble anything but profitless.
Mrs. Cormack stood and stared, now at Maggie, and now at the bundle that lay in her own arms.
Maggie retired with Mistress Cormack; and when the soutar joined them, he said never a word about the discomfited gossip.
Listen to the words of one who loves thee—the words of Cormack—of the bard.
That's the burden, or the quoir, as father Cormack calls it;—the o'erword, like.
The first was Cormack, who named it a long time ago, and the second Mr. Howley, who was there in 1875.