Tak' these birds and the beastie from the laddie, and dress them for the spit.
If ever an animal deserved such a name, this was the beastie.
Here, take the beastie, I'm going back to bed before I get full of 'em.
Said this Scotsman: 'Sandy, I am thinking if yon fly is a birdie or a beastie.'
One takes the beastie in his fingers and sucks out the meat.
Then the beastie remains stationary, although continuing to climb.
Plainly, there was something out of the common about the beastie!
The words of Sandy came to him through the dim: "In the spring, if this beastie is fine, and you have done your duty—"
Well, you don't see anything here anywheres like your beastie, do you, old father?
Then, alluding to a heifer of Timmins's which had bloated on marsh-grass the day before, he added, "The beastie didna die?"