Ou, the origin o' cock-fightin' gangs back to the time o' the Greek wars, a thoosand or twa years syne, mair or less.
Come in by, bairns, I sent Sandy over to Fernie a while syne.
I wouldna wonder but what I was lossin' my place some o' thae days, an' syne whaur would ye be?
He spak straucht oot the day, and I did the same, and angert him; and syne he angert me.'
syne we made over to Holyhead, an' Bell opened the last envelope for the last instructions.
Ye maun learn to ken him, Francie, and syne ye'll be feart at naething!'
"Weel, it's forty-one years syne come Michaelmas," said Jess.
Ay, it micht mak them humble to see hoo foolish they are syne.
Did she not say that my jerkin fitted neatly when I did act as butler to her adorable Majesty three months syne?
He hadna muckle to say, but syne he steppit nearer nearer to the bedside.