'I dinna ken muckle about the law,'answered Mrs Howden; 'but I ken, when we had a king, and a chancellor, and parliament-men o'our ain, we could aye peeble them wi'stanes when they werena gude bairnsBut naebody's nails can reach the length o' Lunnon.'
I amna fou' sae muckle as tired - deid dune.It's gey and hard wark coupin' gless for glessWi' Cruivie and Gilsanquhar and the like,And I'm no' juist as bauld as aince I wes.hugh macdiarmid
Many a mickle makes a muckle.
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