Usage examples for scot

  1. I am a Scot and a man of few words. – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  2. 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
  3. God forgive you, John Gib, for you are no Christian, and no Scot and no man. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  4. He is then considered as having paid for his footing, and may ever afterwards pass scot free. – Hudson Bay by R.M. Ballantyne
  5. " 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
  6. Scot had been a voice crying in the wilderness. – A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 by Wallace Notestein
  7. 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
  8. Time is never called into account - lives like Peter Pan in a flying abode above it all scot free, the surly bandit. – Sympathetic Magic by Paul Cameron Brown
  9. The Scot in America. – Scotland's Mark on America by George Fraser Black
  10. He could not be allowed to sneak off scot free. – 'Twixt Land & Sea by Joseph Conrad
  11. The rest got off scot free . – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  12. 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
  13. " 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
  14. Scot lan' 's a muckle place- but Muir o' Warlock! – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  15. 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
  16. " 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
  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. English it was, but the best Scot could not hate such a pretty child. – The Gold Of Fairnilee by Andrew Lang
  19. 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
  20. 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