Hath he no the smooth face o' a bairn and the thews' o' Behemoth?'
Too awful it is for an aged man to bide and bear, that his bairn so young rides on the gallows.
But, at any rate, she was his wife, and the bairn would be his bairn.
An', to tell the truth, sir, I'm no muckle mair nor a bairn in that respeck mysel'.
"I haena seen the bairn," replied David, in repressed perturbation.