Scotch woodcock quotes

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... though mathematics may teach a man how to build a bridge, it is what the Scotch Universities call the humanities, that teach h ...
I've sometimes thought ... that the difference between us and the English is that the Scotch are hard in all other respects but so ...
At last, on Monday the 16th of May, when I was sitting in Mr. Davies's back-parlour, after having drunk tea with him and Mrs. Davi ...
In Rangoon the heat of noon
Is just what the natives shun.
They put their Scotch or rye down
And lie down.
I see Canada as a country torn between a very northern, rather extraordinary, mystical spirit which it fears and its desire to pre ...
I mourn the safe and motherly old middle-class queen, who held the nation warm under the fold of her big, hideous Scotch-plaid sha ...
These Republican leaders have not been content with attacks on me, or my wife, or on my sons. No, not content with that, they now ...
Wooing, wedding, and repenting, is as a Scotch jig, a measure, and a cinquepace; the first suit is hot and hasty, like a Scotch ji ...
As a woodcock to mine own springe, Osric:
I am justly killed with mine own treachery.
It requires a surgical operation to get a joke well into a Scotch understanding. The only idea of wit, or rather that inferior var ...
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