Aifter aboot ten meenits mair o' this wark, she shot at me ower her shouther the obsairve, 'Isn't it an obstinate wretch?'
Hang him that has nae shift, and hang him that has ower mony.
I wish ye wad haud your tongue, an no mak me ower proud o her.
Ye got ower muckle o' your ain will, and ye're the waur o't.
It wes hangin' ower Peter for months, but it cam oot sudden in the end, a' in a piece ae morning.
Ye're ower het and ower fu', sib to some o' the laird's tenants.
"If I didna think I had got ower't I wadna hae been here the nicht," said the son.
“I mun hae it ower,” she muttered to herself as she went on.
Ay, but it was just to let Miss Ross see the danger of ower muckle thought, and how it brought on my palpitation.
And maybe I hae been ower lang in comin to that same plainness!