O fickle Fortune, why this cruel sporting? Why thus torment us poor sons of day? Nae mair your smiles can cheer me, nae mair your frowns can fear me, For the flowers of the forest are a' wade away.
'Let there be Licht,'said God, and there was A little: but He lacked poo'er To licht up mair than pairt o'space at aince, And there is lots o'darkness that's the same Asgin He'd never spokenGrieve
For hevene myghte nat holden it, so was it hevy of hymself,Til it hadde of the erthe eten his fille.And whan it hadde of this fold flessh and blood taken,Was nevere leef upon lynde lighter therafter,And portatif and persaunt as the point of a nedle,That myghte noon armure it lette ne none heighe walles.Forthi is love ledere of the Lordes folk of hevene,And a meene, as the mair is, [inmiddes] the kyng and the commune.william langland
And let us mind, faint heart ne'er wan A lady fair. Wha does the utmost that he can Will whyles do mair.Robert Burns
And ye sail walk in silk attire, And siller hae to spare, Gin ye'll consent to be his bride, Nor think o' Donald mair.
Quha hes aneuch, of na mair hes he neid.
"I've been waiting to be arrested all day. I'm disappointed!" [mair replies] "We're all with you on that one."eddie mair
"I'm sorry for croaking at you this evening. This is PM, I'm Eddie mair: the walrus of news."eddie mair
As to the text accordyng never a deill, mair than langis to the cart the fift quheill.