Muckle he made o'that; he was hanget.
1794 Riposte at the trial of a political reformer, when the defendant remarked that all great men had been reformers, 'even our Saviour himself'. Quoted in Lord Cockburn Memorials of his Time (1856), ch.2.
Ye're a verra clever chiel', man, but ye wad be nane the waur o'a hanging.MacQueen, Robert, Lord Braxfield
Let them bring me prisoners, and I'll find them law.MacQueen, Robert, Lord Braxfield