I am what ye cal a Raadical, and yestreen I recorded my vote for yon man Stocks.
The bairn was never found though, but it seems like yestreen.
yestreen, etc.: This is the principal passage in the Comedy for fixing the date of the journey.
yestreen we had rather a hard bout of it in the Tent—the Glenlivet was pithy—and our Tail sustained a total overthrow.
“Ou, just yestreen, after tey-time—afore ye cam hame yoursell galloping sae fast,” said old Joseph.
yestreen a falling star had warned her that she was to lose her bhoy, and had I not seen that face in the windy last night?
Gosh, it canna be Templandmuir; he was there no later than yestreen!
That was how things stood a couple of weeks syne, but yestreen I heard what may make the change wanted.
Why, the son of the poor woman who cried beneath your kind master's window the night before yestreen'.
I was keepin' some bonnie berries for ye that the maister gied me yestreen; but maybe ye wouldna min' if I gied them to Kirsty?