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kindness Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words14.9 13.2 27.2 70.4 0 0 0
Number of occurrences2412 10 2 0 0 0
Number of authors14 9 3 2

Occurrences of kindness in Corpus

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Robertson, James The Mannie, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
she thocht, oot o habit. The kindness in his face mindit her o her on page 6

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
and starts clappin. An act ae kindness which somehow sets oaff a cha on page 57

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Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
eis kecks an tak a cup o kindness on page 3

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McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
tle an fou o the milk o human kindness, as weel as whisky, Jamie wis on page 31

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
An the kindness we goat fae evriwan! on page 74

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Robertson, James Naebody'd Seen Him, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
aboot luve then, its kindness and its cruelty? Aboot
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Thoumire, Elizabeth Than an nou — poverty, makkin dae, an leukin oot for ilk ither, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
maist fowk war guid an fou o kindness; juist daein their best tae g
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Bennett, Peter Sharks, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ity or a random act ay bloody kindness, efter he gied me it ah sorte
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McKillop, Roger The Flemings o’ Dalnoid, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
many skiers owe a lot tae the kindness o' this wonderful, wee woman.
An' frae it springs kindness,
The kindness an' courage,
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@billykayscot tweeted
lang syne, we’ll tak a cup o kindness yet for auld lang syne, or in(2020) search twitter


Goodall, Phyllis J. Lallans 59 - Last May a Braw Wooer, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Doric, newspaper
esh air. Syne she min't. Adam Kindness wid be phonin at her, seekin on page 94

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Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
brither Matty, her mither wis kindness hersel, the cauld win cudna b
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Hutchison, Pat The Three Cannels, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
he settle. Whether it wiz the kindness she’d been shown or the abs
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Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
t! Jessie thanked her for her kindness and soon cleared the plate.
in a month aa thanks tae the kindness o Laird Braco faa’s policy
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Hall, Simon W. Lands o Twatt, (Brisk Northerly 2018) Orkney, blog
ale have shown me nothing but kindness, and have given me their unco
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Giles, Harry Josephine An Excerpt From Deep Wheel Orcadia: A Future Fantasy, (The Bottle Imp 2019) Orkney, poetry
maet an kindness – until fair intae the mael
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