He wad hae written A better poem syne - like thie, by gum?
Ian Maclaren's first sketches of rural Scottish life, Beside the Bonnie Briar Bush (1894), achieved extraordinary popularity and were followed by other successful books, The Days of Auld Lang Syne (1895), Kate Carnegie and those Ministers (1896) and Afterwards and other Stories (1898).
Should auld acquaintance be forgot, For the sake of auld acquaintance be forgot, For the sake of auld lang syne?
Syne thay aw leeved til a guid eild an died in peace.
Lang syne, when I was a bit lassie, no twenty yet - " She paused and sighed.