4 See Musical Travels thro' England (London, 1 774), p. 56.
[going] thro' a course compleate in thirteen weeks and four courses in a year," marking for each day a record of his adherence to each of the precepts.
Aw was up and doon seekin ' for ma hinney; Aw was thro ' the toon seekin ' for ma bairn.
These courses we went thro with so much constancy that with moderate application we could scarce fail of acquiring a good knowledg therein.
Slept all morning thro ' terrific barrage of our guns supporting 151 Bde.
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