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.
'John Anderson, My Jo'; reflective sentiment; feeling for nature; sympathy with animals; vigorous patriotism, as in 'Scots Wha Hae' (and Burns did much to revive the feeling of Scots for Scotland); deep tragedy and pathos; instinctive happiness; delightful humor; and the others.
Many of Burns' poems are in the Lowland Scots dialect; a few are wholly in ordinary English; and some combine the two idioms.
"My lord, you have, without doubt, heard that the religious respect of your Scots
loves to confide to the statues of the dead the valuable objects they have possessed during their lives.
The Scot talked of the past; the doctor busily prepared for the future.
I'll put your preparations in fine order." And so saying, the gallant Scot gave way to a genuine explosion of wrath.
Perhaps the greatest hurdle to treating Ulster Scots
as a language is the academic consensus that no such language exists, something which is true regardless of the official or institutional situation.
The author traces the story and experiences of Scots
Irish migrants in early Pennsylvania, from 1700 to 1820, when they emigrated in large numbers from Ireland and played key roles in the settlement and development of the US.
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.