But Saunders' only reply was this: "Mony a time he's hed tae gang round; he micht as weel hae an open road for his last traivel."
Why did na ye call me, so that ain o' us micht eenvestigate?
In that way, wharever He micht be walkin' aboot, we could aye get Him!
Ay, it micht mak them humble to see hoo foolish they are syne.
Na, na, a' micht hae gaed awa' an' said naethin' gin Leezbeth hedna been sae ready wi' her heats.
"And he micht hae had a nicer burial," said the cousin's wife, with firmness.
“It micht be John Dunwoodie,” the tinsmith answered cautiously.
"There's nae sayin' hoo it micht look wi' a wash," suggested John.
I answerit that I wald tak him with me to Craigmillar, quhais the mediciner and I micht help him, and not be far from my sone.
George thought we micht maybe come to a settlement about the house.