Usage examples for scot

  1. English it was, but the best Scot could not hate such a pretty child. – The Gold Of Fairnilee by Andrew Lang
  2. The rest got off scot- free . – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. I am a Scot, and a man of few words. – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  4. This cottage was of the variety known as " cloth and paper," a flimsy construction permitted by the kindly climate of California, and on winter nights, when the wind blew in strongly from the sea, its sides puffed in and out, greatly to the amusement of the " Scot," accustomed as he was to the solid buildings of his native land. – The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson by Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez
  5. The Scot in America. – Scotland's Mark on America by George Fraser Black
  6. Scot had been a voice crying in the wilderness. – A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 by Wallace Notestein
  7. In St. John's Chapel rests the body of the wife of Colonel Scot, one of the judges of Charles I., who was executed at Charing Cross. – Milton's England by Lucia Ames Mead
  8. In respect to law, Scot was less a student than a man of experience. – A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 by Wallace Notestein
  9. He could not be allowed to sneak off scot free. – 'Twixt Land & Sea by Joseph Conrad
  10. God forgive you, John Gib, for you are no Christian, and no Scot, and no man. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  11. Scot- lan' 's a muckle place- but Muir o' Warlock! – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  12. He is then considered as having paid for his footing, and may ever afterwards pass scot- free. – Hudson Bay by R.M. Ballantyne
  13. " This is the chance you'll have to get scot free, and the only chance," said Obed solemnly. – At Whispering Pine Lodge by Lawrence J. Leslie
  14. " Weel," said the Scot, after they had talked a while, " ye may take your friend out to see the town now, Dick; but, with Mr. Whitney's leave, I'll keep your cousin here until ye come back." – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss
  15. " If he's to go scot- free, then he's got to go; but the boys yonder'll drop on me if he gets away. – Northern Lights by Gilbert Parker
  16. If I'm not back by nine o'clock to- morrow night, Charlie, send another messenger and just tell old Joe that Scot did his best." – The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier by Edgar Beecher Bronson
  17. It was abominable that she should be punished so for a bit of fun when other girls got off scot- free who had done all sorts of things that she would be ashamed of doing. – The Privet Hedge by J. E. Buckrose
  18. He has the caution of the Scot, to temper the fire of the Irishman, and he has about as good an opinion of himself as the Englishman has. – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  19. Jacques Haret says that because Madame Riano always ruled her father, her husband, her confessor, her lawyers, and her doctors, she thinks to rule this girl by mere precept; but Francezka has the spirit of a fiery Scot and a hot Spaniard in her, and no one can rule her except by gentleness and persuasion. – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell