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wipe; wipe lightly; a quick flick of a swipe

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Excerpt from A Pastoral Elegy on the Death of Jonathan Swift, D.D. late D.S.P.D. by Scotch Poems from the Ulster Miscellany

Be chearfu’ man, let nought afflict ye sae,
dight off your tears and be nae langer wae

Excerpt from A Song for February by Thomas Given

The blackbird keeks oot frae the fog at the broo,
gees his neb a bit dicht on a stane

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