Usage examples for Taen

  1. Gien he had taen ony ither w'y o' makin' fowk, whaur wad I hae been this day wantin' you, Cosmo?" – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  2. Gien 't had been my ain line fishin', I could aye ha' taen him i' the boat wi' me; but I dinna ken for the herrin'. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  3. The fouk are terrible taen up wi' Lachlan and her. – Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush by Ian Maclaren
  4. We're weel taen care o', ye see, Grizzie! – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  5. She atten't till him as she had never dune to guest afore, an' her father saw 'at she was sair taen wi' the man. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  6. An' gien I had taen the disgrace ye offert me, ye wad hae drawn back? – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  7. But, if it wad pain me to gie ye awa for land whilk has nae king's face on't, what wad I feel to hae ye taen frae me by force! – Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX by Alexander Leighton
  8. This has taen a heap o' time, an' painsfu' labour- a deal mair nor some o' 's wad think it worth, I doobt! – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  9. " I'm exerceesed i' my min'," he said, as soon as they were clear of the stragglers, " aboot the turn things hae taen, doon by at the Barn." – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  10. Then, th' baillies looked reawnd 'em as sly as a meawse, When they see'd at o'th goods had bin taen eawt o' th' heawse; Says tone chap to tother, 'O's gone,- thae may see, '- Says aw, 'Lads, ne'er fret, for yo're welcome to me! – Home-Life of the Lancashire Factory Folk during the Cotton Famine by Edwin Waugh
  11. " A'm gled we're through that, at ony rate," said Hillocks; " he wes awfu' taen up wi' the bairns, conseederin' he hed nane o' his ain." – Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush by Ian Maclaren
  12. Ae day, I was sittin on a fence, no far frae my ain door, musin on the curious turn my love affair had taen, and generally on the " vanity of human wishes." – Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX by Alexander Leighton
  13. " I startit when yere letter came and Mistress Wilson at the wee shop in the clachan has taen me in," he said. – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss
  14. He's taen unco little enterest in onything 'at was gaein' on. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  15. Whatever was atween you twa had an honest man intill 't, an' I wad hae taen my time to gie ye back yer dockiments. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  16. Ye'll get the laddie taen up by the pollis. – Penny Plain by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)
  17. Dear Watty, quo' Robin, it's just an auld custom, And the thing that is common should ne'er be ill taen, For where ye are wrong, if ye hadna a wished him, You should have been first. – Old Church Lore by William Andrews