Oh, I trust in goodness that naething has happened to William!
He winna trust him for naething that he hasna his ain word, or some ither body's for!
I couldna think on naething, but just that he was a gey and clever gentleman.
Ye maun learn to ken him, Francie, and syne ye'll be feart at naething!'
If he disna come, theres naething for t but for ye a to gang hame again an say naething mair aboot it.
Aye, but it's a pity he doesna' bide there, for he's naething to be windy of when he comes out of it.
His own house was in the Tenements, far from the brae in winter time, but he always said to Jess it was "naething ava."
"Yon whelp I skelpit the day was naething but an Irishman," he cried loftily.
Geordie will tell you that a mind at ease is worth four shullings, and I'm charging you naething.
But though they crawled back an' forrit there was naething ava.