maist

maist

(mest)
determiner
a Scot word for most
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Thus measuring things in Heav'n by things on Earth At thy request, and that thou maist beware By what is past, to thee I have reveal'd What might have else to human Race bin hid; The discord which befel, and Warr in Heav'n Among th' Angelic Powers, and the deep fall Of those too high aspiring, who rebelld With SATAN, hee who envies now thy state, Who now is plotting how he may seduce Thee also from obedience, that with him Bereavd of happiness thou maist partake His punishment, Eternal miserie; Which would be all his solace and revenge, As a despite don against the most High, Thee once to gaine Companion of his woe.
Kevin Cash, money saving expert and King of the Grips Like maist folk I couldnae function wi'oot ma phone, but of course I like tae get the value oot o't, so I'm nae keen tae chuck een awa fan it conks oot.
the publicans noo are Pharisees, And I'm no' shair o' maist the sinners either.
An a'cannie forget ma' hero Rabbie Burns, the man I wid maist like tae meet.
O thou maist work and starve; O and I may beg and live: O but from thee I cannot live: O I cannot, nor I wonnot, so I wonnot.
O Sely Ankir, that in thi selle, Iclosed art with stoon and gost not out, Thou maist ben gladder so forto dwelle Then y with wanton wandryng bus abowt That haue me pikid amongis be rowt An endless woo withouten recomfort, That of my poore lijf y stonde in dowt.
maist forcely to furnyse a bancat / In Venus chalmer" [forged most strongly to furnish a banquet in Venus's chamber] and compares sexual activity to a "cury" [concoction, cooked dish], while in The Freiris of Berwik (c.
The subject pronoun form in the singular is always in concord with a verb in the indicative mood and with a modal, which is indicated by the preservation of the inflectional endings {-st} and {-t}, for example, thou maist, thou shalt, and thou dost.
As he introduces the quest of Guyon, a "faery knight" (5.7) in the Proem to Book II, the author tells Elizabeth, "In this fayre mirrhour" of his poem (Hamilton 158n4.6-9), "thou [...] maist behold thy face / And thine owne realmes in lond of Faery, / And in this antique ymage thy great auncestry" (4.6-9).
The lasses staw frae 'mang them a', To pou their stalks 0' corn: But Rab slips out, and jinks about, Behint the muckle thorn: He grippet Nelly hard an' fast; Loud skirl'd a' the lasses; But her tap-pickle maist was lost, When kuitlin' in the fause-house Wi' him that night.
The festival runs until Sunday 13th October, although one event has managed to reach out passed the final date and it certainly looks like a laugh - Doric Call My Bluff at Inverurie town Hall on Wednesday 23rd October - let's see fa kens the maist Doric wirds!
(33) "cruelly delyting in all mischeiffis, and maist unnaturallie and cruelly"; Julian Goodare and Michael Lynch note the deterioration in government's perception of these two areas from 1587; measures used previously in the Borders were now to be attempted in the Highlands and Islands.