Later, I served under the Warden of Berwick, that very John Copeland of whom our friend spake, the same who held the King of Scots to ransom.
I have heard that the Scots are good men of war," said Hordle John.
But it is not nature that an English-born man should love a Scot or a Frenchman.
Immediately we halted, and though it was at a great distance, we fired, and sent them leaden bullets for wooden arrows, following our shot full gallop, to fall in among them sword in hand--for so our bold Scot
that led us directed.
Many of Burns' poems are in the Lowland Scots
dialect; a few are wholly in ordinary English; and some combine the two idioms.
The Scot talked of the past; the doctor busily prepared for the future.
And so saying, the gallant Scot gave way to a genuine explosion of wrath.
As we love to celebrate the life and times of Robert Burns on the week beginning January 22 we organised a Scots
week for the school but also included some other languages.
is a language in its own right, having a separate linguistic history to that of English (McClure 2009: 13-14).
The language is nicely balanced between correct but less well known Scots
words (oxters, scrieve, perjink) and the Scots
which is more a representation of the accent (speylt, meeserable, freend) meaning that is not too intimidating for those less familiar with the language.
How to send us your Great Scots
story To enter, visit www.
And how many Scots
living and working outside of Scotland couldn't vote but still consider themselves as Scots