I gaed in ae day whan I wasna weel; an' she jist ministert to me, as nane ever did but yersel', mem.
Gie a bairn his will, and a whelp its fill, and nane o' them will e'er do weel.
I never kent 'im nor nane o' his fowk, but I had heard aboot them, an' I saw 'at it would be the son frae London.
Ye ride sae near the rump, ye'll let nane loup on ahint you.
You and your household will hae to keep your e'en weel open, or there will be a wedding to which nane o' us will get an invite.
She winna skear ta walrus,” whispered Andrew, “for there are nane.
nane shall steer Perch when He's afloat but t' auld commodore.
I wad greit whiles, 'cause ither laddies had a father an' I had nane.
But all the answer she got from the offended Jamie was a bitter rejoinder, "Weel, then, neist time they sall get nane ava!"
Then they sent me on a lang errand away to Ellon; and when I got back there was nane there.