Life's naked brutalities had theretofore been largely out of his ken.
It maks my hert sair to ken 'at no guid will your hert get o' his.
I'm thinkin we dee mair things in faith than we ken—but no eneuch!
For I hae seen him noo, and ken him noo—the houp o' glory in my hert and my life!
Ye see I ken sae muckle they ken naething aboot, or they wudna be as they are!