God send it prosperity." "It isna likely, Jenny; auld Lady Brith's money to start it! The godless auld woman! If Davie taks her advice, he's a gane lad." "Then, deacon, it's your ain fault. Whatna for did ye not gie him the £2,000?" "Just hear the woman! It taks women and lads to talk o' £2,000 as if it were picked up on the planestanes."