Sandy gaed through the battle wi' his heid doon and his sword rinnin' reed.
And he sat doun like ane wi' a fever, an' his teeth chittered in his heid.
An' then, a' at ance, the minister's heart played dunt an' stood stock-still; an' a cauld wund blew amang the hairs o' his heid.
And he sat down like ane wi' a fever, an' his teeth chittered in his heid.
"Oh, dinna fash ye're heid ower yon windbag," he added, dropping into his broadest Doric and patting his mother on the shoulder.
His een turnt backward in his heid and the day gaed black aboot him.
I ha'e seen the clods piled on mony a heid, an' never felt the saut tear in my een.
They're gray eneuch, and they're near eneuch to the grave, but gin ye turn oot weel, I'll maybe haud up my heid a bit yet.
Jamie, however, did not retaliate, though he retained possession of his heid.
But, 'deed, maybe my luckie-daddie (grandfather) pat them i' my heid, for I had a heap ado wi' his fiddle for a while.