Willie gave a Scotchman's answer, which, while evasive, was yet answer and more. "She bet me, sir." "When? While you were stoning her?" "No, sir. A month ago." "Ye're a leein' vratch, Willie Macwha, as ye weel ken i' yer ain conscience!" cried Bruce. "She's the quaietest, kin'list beast 'at ever was wholpit. See, sir; jist luik ye here.