So why shouldn't he stay on, and hae his family by his side?
Another classmate did tell police that she saw hae at the school at 3:00 p.m .
He wad hae dune weel eneuch gin they wad only hae latten him be.
I'll be ben mysel' in a meenute or twa to hae a crack wi' her.
I ken I could never get oot o' their neighbourhood, an' mony a shift an' change I hae made for that express purpose.
And maybe I hae been ower lang in comin to that same plainness!
It would hae been as easy to hae driven mensuration into the head o' an ox, as instruction into the brain o' Jock Mathewson.
But for the fut, it's aye perfec' eneuch to be my pattern, for it's the only ane I hae to follow!
It was an awfu' business on him to hae a young wife sae helpless, but he wasna the man to cast that at me.
I hae seen the lassie ance mair, and she's better and bonnier nor ever!