Ye hae been a guid friend to me, Sanders, in this sair affliction.
Ay, and he'd be sair elsewhere by the time I'd done wi' him—he!
For, I love ye, lass—an' 'twad be sair hard to see ye spend ye're life repentin' the mistake of a moment.
It's sair wastit upo' him 'at caana see the thoucht intil't!
Geordie that followed me all the way from home, and was sair hurt for me, and freed me from yon awsome castle.
It's a trowth—but a sair pity, my dautie (daughter—darling).
Eh, but sic maun be sair affrontit wi' themsels, that disgrace at ance the wife that should hae been and the bairn that shouldna!
Eh, but they maun be sair hungert afore they tak til the vera dirt!
Ay, its sair to hae the heart broken by the hands that should hae comforted it and bound it up.
I'm dootin'—I'm sair dootin' she's but a flichty, licht-hearted crittur after a'.