Usage examples for scottish

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. So, for a thousand generations on the Scottish hills, had Chum's ancestors earned their right to live. – His Dog by Albert Payson Terhune
  6. See how some of the old Scottish curses cling even to this day! – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
  7. 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
  8. I am reading up the Scottish Law of Marriage, and really I have my doubts. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  9. 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
  10. It's a hard life that's lived in many a Scottish village. – Between You and Me by Sir Harry Lauder
  11. Burns, Robert, King of Scottish poets. – Hildegarde's Home by Laura E. Richards
  12. Are you the Scottish Horse? – Letters from France by C. E. W. Bean
  13. There are, for instance, Dutch people living here whose names are Scottish. – Roden's Corner by Henry Seton Merriman
  14. 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
  15. In truth, the Scottish trials were a moral defeat for Pitt and his colleagues. – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  16. 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
  17. " Then you're Scottish, like me," said Barrie. – The Heather-Moon by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  18. " It might be," said Jan, with Scottish caution. – Jan and Her Job by L. Allen Harker
  19. So English and Scottish troops pressed on and gathered up thousands of prisoners. – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs
  20. 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