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Now by my bill you plainly fee,
That
great

an' fma can fitted be:
Come than dock flaught-bred unto me,

an' buy my shanks, You may be sure that I will gi'

a warld othanks.

I likewise tell you by this bill,
That I do live upo Tower-hill,
Hard by the house o' Robie Mill,

just i’ the nuik, Ye canna' miss't fan 'ere you will,

the fign's a buik.

o fi nunc juvenes et puellae
Wou'd flock in, like micantes stellae,
Tum mihi fuavius erit melle,

fan, frae the thrang, The clink that haps baith back an' belly,

I tell ding dang. D 3

Sed denique, it is uncommon
Tó fend a bill that mentions no man,
Ut finem huicce story ponam,

fit notum vobis, Simmer an' winter, hoc eft nomen,

I mean ROB. FORBES.

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Explanation of the hard Words contained in

Ajax's Speech and the Journal:

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Bourachs Bouden'd Bruilzie Bicker Batie Bourd Brinns Bouk some graith Beeked Ben-inno Bink Browden'd Blinket

B Rings, circles Swellid Scuffe, quarrel Rattle Mastiff Meddle, contend Rays, beams Bulky accoutrements Warm'd Within, beyond A seat of plaister Fond, enamour'd Sowr’d, spoil'd

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31 12

Biest milk
Budge
Boodies
Briganers
Bachle
Burfen belchs
Bladoch

Milk from a new calved cow 29 9
Stir, move
Ghosts, Goblins, etc.

32 2 Robbers, thieves

7 Wrench, distort

8 Breathless wretches

23 Butter-milk

35 7

24 II

12

Chaft-taak Talking, prattling 6 3
Crous
Bold, stout

7 II Cuinzie Coin

17 12 Cappit Touchy, quarrelsome

19

8 Cair-cleuk

Left hand Cleikit

Caught in the fang Coutchack

Clearest part of the fire 27 ir Chuller Double chin

28 6 Confeirin

Considering Connach'd a hantle Spoil'd much

II Curn air-bear Parcel of early barley 25 Casten a lagen-gird Bore a child

33 II Camla-like Sullen, surly

34 13 Çlamehewit Stroke, a drubbing

19

16 II 18 3

Dowy
Dwang'a
Dwame
Doited
Dird
Dacker'd
Deil-be-licket
Dozn'd
Disty meiller

Dismal

.12 11
Bow'd, decrepid
Qualm, fainting
Stupified

6 Thump, box

206 Engaged, grappled

21

2 Nothing

23 Benumb'd

29 20 Made an end of, last meal

made of the crop 30 4

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18 5

F
Fittininment Concern, footing in 10

3 Flaught-bred Briskly, fiercely

8 Farrer ben Be more favour'd

9 Fud Tail, back-side

II

2 Fey Doom'd to die

13 8 Ferter-like Like a little fairy

9 Farhow Forsake

16 8 Fleg

Fright
Foal'd
Born

21 1 2 Fair-fuir-days Broad-day-light

23 2 Feckless Of no effect, value

6 Farrach

Strength, substance
Futtle-haft

Handle of a knife
Forfoughen Fatigu'd, toild

27 3
Torby me
Belides me

8 Fang

Slice
Flay belly-flaught Skinn'd over head like a hare 8
Feugh

Whif
Flinders
In pieces, splinters

31 7
Freugh
Frail, brittle

8

24 5 25 8

28 2

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