I ken naething aboot him, foreby that he's a moothin' cratur frae the Croon Lans Depairtment, wi' no owre muckle brains.
(aside to her son) Choking the cratur is with the words he can't get out.
Did I not tell ye no to heed yon screamin' English cratur wi' his revolutionary nonsense?
Ye dinna tell me he gies ye noucht to mainteen the cratur upo?
That is good, Terence; and now, do you think that you could bring me up just a taste of the cratur?
It'll be a puir holiday for the cratur, but let him jist tak' it.
Lastly he sent "the Dougal cratur," dressed in Andrew Fairservice's ancient garments, to see them safe upon their way.
Weel, I never thought the cratur wad hae had the handicraft to do the like!'
The cratur'll aye hing to the Knowe, and whan I gie his wull he'll fess me hame o' himsel.
Is't no' a sin an' a shame for a cratur like that to work in a place like this?