"It will be an unreasonable request I winna grant to ane wha has gien me my ain price," replied the farmer.
gien he be in yon hole, Kirsty, I'll gang back and intil't my lee lane.
Whan I see a man that but minds me o' Him, my hert rises wi' a loup, as gien it wad 'maist lea' my body ahint it.
Eh, gien they wad but stick i' my shune, and gang wi' them whan I pu' them aff!
Fifty miles to the eastward of gien was the town of Auxerre.
gien I ca'd ye a cooard, it was 'at ye behaved sae ill to Phemy.'
She hasna the brains noo, gien ever she bed them, to guide hersel.
gien it hadna been for you, I wud have been deid: I was waur nor deid a'ready!
gien a man has licht, he has nane the less that there's twa or three o' them thegither present.
The bald-heid's leadin' them a', I tellt ye he'd—— Na, he's gien up!