"Waur he canna be," muttered Sir Archy, with a significance that gave the words a very equivocal meaning.
There's a knock that canna be mista'en, an' a' heard it last night.
Jamie, I canna' keep this siller, it lies like a weight o' lead on my heart.
He canna dee again for ane 'at wudna turn til 'im i' this life!
No doubt, bridegroom, replied the Doctor, I canna be insensible to the pleasant savour of the supper.
I canna but think ye're usin me as ye wudna like to be used yersel!'
The other replied, "But canna the French say their prayers as weel?"
An' I canna min' whan I began to come here first, luikin' for something.
Ye are just killing yourself, lass; I canna let you do that.
I canna jist mind if it was a funeral or a weddin'—but it was fair graun'.