bailie Duke then turned to Kinlay, holding the viking's stone in his fingers.
I had ae fine customer, the bailie; he had eleven o' a family.
When she had been cross-questioned by bailie Thomson the inquiry was closed by Mr. Duke, and the case remitted to a higher court.
The bailie was sick—an' my laddie, wee Sandy, was aye plaguin' me for a sled.
On this point a learned bailie of the town of Forfar pronounced a very sound judgement.
The question, abruptly put, seemed to knock the worthy bailie all of a heap.
bailie to give sasine was the person who appeared for the superior at the ceremony of giving sasine.
The goose was smoking on the table, and the bailie brandished his knife and fork.
That was never bailie Nicol Jarvie's way, nor yet was it his father the deacon's before him.
I suspect, Tom, you and the bailie were rather convivial after supper.