The birkie doesna stand in need o' cash; for he gies saxpence to this ane, and a shillin to the tither ane, for gangin errans.
The valley is dark eneuch, but there's licht on the tither side.
Ye see, Mr. Ericson, I cud see as muckle o' ye almost, the tae way as the tither.
There's mair honour an' generosity ahint the tane than the tither.
The wife's ae dochter and the man's ae cow, the taen's ne'er weel and the tither's ne'er fu'.
Can He no shift it frae the tae airm to the tither, but the bairn maun girn?
I'll jist be aboot i' the nicht—maybe a stane's-cast frae the door, maybe the tither side o' the Horn.
Neither the tane nor the tither: she never said a word to me, but that they were gaun to the west country to see their friends.
The plain fact is just this; that I dinna care a rap for you the tane gate or the tither (the one way or the other).
I can say till the third petition o the tane, and frae end to end o the tither.