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Quotes of scottish

  1. I have always loved Scottish music- all sorts of Celtic, Gaelic music. – Carter Burwell
  2. The negative aspects of Scottish Nationalism are a kind of aggressive complacency, that sort of boasting; but that's an expression of insecurity, I think, of a lack of confidence. – Douglas Dunn
  3. But you have to understand that I consider myself a very modest artist, or whatever, and not of importance really at all- it is quite embarrassing to me to be asked my opinion about things. I am only a wee Scottish poet on the outside of everything. – Ian Hamilton Finlay
  4. There are things that Scotsmen get and other people don't get in the dialogue. Scottish characters can be pinpointed by a phrase, targeted very quickly. – Bill Forsyth
  5. My Mother is Swedish and my Father is Scottish he played for Charlton in the 1960's and was in the Army, he captained the British forces team. We then moved to S. A. because a lot of players did that at the time. – Richard Gough
  6. It's quite a famous story that takes place on Christmas Eve, and the Germans, French, and Scottish are trying to make peace one night and they bury their dead and they play football. I play a German opera singer, in German, which I never have so I am really excited about that. – Diane Kruger
  7. I'm fiercely proud to be Scottish – Ewan McGregor
  8. I think that Scottish people, like Canadians, are often misunderstood and what I like about my Scottish friends and relatives is how quickly it can go from love to anger. It's a great dynamic. – Mike Myers
  9. My theory is that all of Scottish cuisine is based on a dare. – Mike Myers
  10. The establishment, the newspapers, they try to create something called Scottish literature, but when people are actually going to write, they are not going to necessarily prescribe to that, they'll write what they feel. – Irvine Welsh

Usage examples for scottish

  1. " It might be," said Jan, with Scottish caution. – Jan and Her Job by L. Allen Harker
  2. So, for a thousand generations on the Scottish hills, had Chum's ancestors earned their right to live. – His Dog by Albert Payson Terhune
  3. It's a hard life that's lived in many a Scottish village. – Between You and Me by Sir Harry Lauder
  4. I am reading up the Scottish Law of Marriage, and really I have my doubts. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  5. The York retainers had dropped all idea of visiting his offence upon Douglas when they found that he had acted in the service of an honoured guest of their lord, but they did not look with much favour on him or on any other of the Scottish troop, whom their master enjoined them to treat as guests and comrades. – Two Penniless Princesses by Charlotte M. Yonge
  6. A Hurdy- Gurdy was standing at the corner, playing with shrill insistence a medley of Scottish airs. – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  7. These atrocious acts were, undoubtedly, intended to destroy " root and branch" the Scottish Church. – Report Of Commemorative Services With The Sermons And Addresses At The Seabury Centenary, 1883-1885. by Diocese Of Connecticut
  8. So English and Scottish troops pressed on and gathered up thousands of prisoners. – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs
  9. Then the Prince rose to give the toast of " Prosperity to the Scottish Hospital":- " Your Royal Highness, my Lords, and Gentlemen,- I have now to give you the toast of the evening: 'Prosperity to the Scottish Hospital. – Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888 by Edward VII
  10. Burns, Robert, King of Scottish poets. – Hildegarde's Home by Laura E. Richards
  11. There are, for instance, Dutch people living here whose names are Scottish – Roden's Corner by Henry Seton Merriman
  12. Following the great Sir Walter in the description of Scottish life and manners, are many well- known writers. – A History of English Prose Fiction by Bayard Tuckerman
  13. He said the Creed, which soon vanished from Scottish services; and in saying " Our Father," broke off to murmur, " Who can pronounce so holy words?" – John Knox and the Reformation by Andrew Lang
  14. " Then you're Scottish like me," said Barrie. – The Heather-Moon by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  15. I am a quiet enthusiast, but there is some old Scottish blood in my veins, gentlemen, that can be roused, and I'll fight to the death before I will see this wrong done. – The Rajah of Dah by George Manville Fenn
  16. Malcolm had been kissed and blessed by his guardian, and bidden to transfer his dutiful obedience to his new protector; and somewhat comforted by believing Sir David to be mending since last night, he had rent himself away, and was riding in the frosty morning air beside the kinsman who had so strangely taken charge of him, and accompanied by Sir James's tall old Scottish squire, by the English groom, and by Malcolm's own servant, Halbert. – The Caged Lion by Charlotte M. Yonge
  17. The evening came, and with it the guests; and soon might be heard within the fort sounds of merriment and revelry, as they danced, in lively measures, to a Scottish reel, played by some native fiddler upon a violin of his own construction. – Hudson Bay by R.M. Ballantyne
  18. See how some of the old Scottish curses cling even to this day! – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
  19. In truth, the Scottish trials were a moral defeat for Pitt and his colleagues. – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  20. Are you the Scottish Horse? – Letters from France by C. E. W. Bean