She'll come to hell efter me to girn at me, an' set them on me wi' their reid het taings, and curse me.
And that bein' so, I'll tak' the liberty, wi' yer permission, to say a word.
I hed it fro' one o' t'workmen last neet; I hed a pint or two, or it might be three, wi' him.
He looked from the tail of his eye upon 'Meg wi' the muckle mouth.'
We was blown here most o' the way, wi' the wind at our backs.
Lassie, I canna hae the bittie dog in wi the broodin' chuckies!
You'd be a long time Robbie John earnin' that wi' your fiddle.
Holding his nose with one hand, he spluttered: "Wa', wi' I do?"
Stannard stopped and it looks as if he had nothing to do wi' it; but I dinna ken.
Aye flether away;—since I'll no do wi' foul play, try me wi' fair.