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Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume XI

Historical, Traditionary, and Imaginative

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1884
Language: English
Wordcount: 97,270 / 277 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.4
LoC Category: PR
Series: Wilson's Tales
Downloads: 444
Added to site: 2010.03.25
mnybks.net#: 27123
Origin: gutenberg.org
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never! oh, never!"

I was surprised beyond measure when Sandy came back to Annan, and, wi' a wobegone countenance, called upon me. I thought that Mr. Crompton was not a man of the discernment and sagacity that I had given him credit to be, and I desired Sandy not to lay it so sair to heart, for that something else would cast up. But, in a day or two, I received a letter from the gentleman himsel, showing me how matters stood, and giving me to understand the why and the wherefore.

"O the gowk!" said I, "what business had he to fa' in love, when he had the bairns and his books to mind?"

So I determined to rally him a wee thought on the subject, in order to bring him back to his senses; for, when a haflins laddie is labouring under the first dizziness o' a bonnie lassie's influence, I dinna consider that he is capable o' either seeing, feeling, hearing, or acting wi' the common-sense discretion o' a reasonable being. It is a pleasant heating and wandering o' the brain. There

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