Mr. Simon and Cosmo

The image below is page 55 of the new Scots-English edition of George MacDonald's Castle Warlock. The original Scots dialog is on the left, Scotsman David Jack's translation on the right. Scroll down to listen to Scotsman David Jack's recitation of the long middle paragraph!

Context: Young Cosmo Warlock is afraid that his pet horse is going to die and he'll never see her again...