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A Sheepish Compliment

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LORD COCKBURN, the proprietor of Bonaly, was sitting on the hillside
with a shepherd, and, observing the sheep reposing in the coldest
situation, he remarked to him, John, if I were a sheep, I would lie on
the other side of the hill. The shepherd answered, Ah, my lord, but if
ye had been a sheep ye would hae had mair sense.




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