"Ay ban as gude
as dead already; but"--he hesitated--"Ay hate to think of the hyenas.
The Craig Fernie hottle is a faimily hottle--and has its ain gude
name to keep up.
When we came to 'Here's a hand, my trusty frere', we all joined hands round the table; and when we declared we would 'take a right gude
Willie Waught', and hadn't the least idea what it meant, we were really affected.
"Then I'll just tak' my depairture," replies the other, "for I'm nae gude
here!" With which remark he finishes his brief attendance and returns to finish his dinner.