Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Couthie and slee

. . . I put my knee against his, and smiled ‘couthie and slee’, to fetch him, for he always had a fancy to me, you know, and men are so vain and silly, even an old dame like me can gowk them . . .

Flashman and the Tiger, p.259, Harper Collins, paperback edition 2000.

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