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What is it yon intend to do, and what do you mean by this body of physicians?

Will you stay with him—support him—but for a few moments, while I make to yon light?

Do you know an air—I am sure you must know it, "We'll gang nae mair to yon town?"

See you yon long-limbed parson on the left—him with the pent-house hat.

Gien he be in yon hole, Kirsty, I'll gang back and intil't my lee lane.

The moment his eyes fell upon them, he said in his heart, 'Yon's the place for a hoose!

Cy's a restless critter; been cruisin' hither and yon all his life.

"You'll lose the light in ten minutes, and yon's a port I do not like the look of," said he.

Yon's no shore for an honest man; he being made like a man and not like an eagle.

We have no quarrel with yon poor devils nor they with us; but they will find one.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English geon (adj.) "that (over there)," from Proto-Germanic *jaino- (cf. Old Frisian jen, Old Norse enn, Old High German ener, Middle Dutch ghens, German jener, Gothic jains "that, you"), from PIE pronomial stem *i- (cf. Sanskrit ena-, third person pronoun, anena "that;" Latin idem "the same," id "it, that one;" Old Church Slavonic onu "he;" Lithuanian ans "he").

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