Some hae meat and canna eat And some wad eat that want it; But we hae meat and we can eat, And sae the Lord be thankit.c.1790 'The Selkirk Grace', sometimes attributed to Robert Burns.
'O I forbid you, maidens a', That wear gowd on your hair, To come or gae by Carterhaugh, For youngTam Lin is there. 'There's nane that gaes by Carterhaugh, But they leave him a wad. Either their rings or green mantles, Or else their maidenhead.' Janet has kilted her green kirtle A little aboon her knee, And she has braided her yellow hair A little aboon her bree, And she's awa'to Carterhaugh As fast as she can hie.'Tam Lin', opening stanzas.
Here lie I, Martin Elginbrodde: Have mercy o' my soul, Lord God; As I wad do, were I Lord God, And ye were Martin Elginbrodde.George McDonald, David Elginbrod, Chapter XIII; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 232.