Aw dar say thae thinks thysel' bwoth hon'somer an' fauser nor him.
He was from the Colonies or America or one of thae wild places!
Ye ken a' didna pay for thae twa, and that a 'll no tak an ounce o' tea let alane twa goons withoot payment.
It was you hurrying me off to look in thae other carriages, Robbie!
Ay, Hendry called me fond like names, thae no everyday names.
Ay, but Hendry was straucht in thae days by what he is noo, an' Jamie wasna born.
I wouldna wonder but what I was lossin' my place some o' thae days, an' syne whaur would ye be?
They had to do mathematics; what could he do wi' thae whigmaleeries?
There maun be some truth in thae auld stories aboot a deevil; he hed an awfu' grup o' me the end o' that year.
Try some o' thae black currants; they're graund for a hoast.