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  • And, as I am about to leave your service, it is proper that ye suld know the truth, that ye may consider the snares to which your youth and innocence may be exposed, when aulder and doucer heads are withdrawn from beside you. —

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • But ye were a thought doucer than Valentine -- But O! he was a bonny laddie!

    St. Ronan's Well

  • And, as I am about to leave your service, it is proper that ye suld know the truth, that ye may consider the snares to which your youth and innocence may be exposed, when aulder and doucer heads are withdrawn from beside you.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • But ye were a thought doucer than Valentine — But O! he was a bonny laddie! — wi’ e’en like diamonds, cheeks like roses, a head like a heather-tap — he was the first I ever saw wear a crap, as they ca’ it, but a’ body cheats the barber now — and he had a laugh that wad hae raised the dead! —

    Saint Ronan's Well

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