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Mr . Wilkes remarked , that , “ among all the bold flights of Shakespeare ' s
imagination , the boldest was making Birnam wood march to Dunsinane ;
creating a wood where there never was a shrub : a wood in Scotland ! ha ! ha ! ha
! ” And he ...
I brought on myself his transient anger , by observing that in his tour in Scotland
be once had long and woeful experience of oats being the food of men in
Scotland as they were of horses in England . It was a national reflection unworthy
of him ...
n Such is the signification of this word in Scotland , and it should seem in Wales .
( See Skinner in v . ) But the heifers of Scotland and Wales , when brought to
England , being always smaller than those of this country , the word runt has ...
My Dear Sir , — Since my return to Scotland , I have been again at Lanark , and
have had more conversation with Thomson ' s sister . It is strange that Murdoch ,
who was his intimate friend , should have mistaken his mother ' s maiden name ...
If you would , in compliance with your father ' s advice , enquire into the old
tenures and old charters of Scotland , you would certainly open to yourself many
striking scenes of the manners of the middle ages . The feudal system , in a
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