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Scott

1. Sir George Gilbert. 1811--78, British architect, prominent in the Gothic revival. He restored many churches and cathedrals and designed the Albert Memorial (1863) and St Pancras Station (1865)
2. his grandson, Sir Giles Gilbert. 1880--1960, British architect, whose designs include the Anglican cathedral in Liverpool (1904--78) and the new Waterloo Bridge (1939--45)
3. Paul (Mark). 1920--78, British novelist, who is best known for the series of novels known as the "Raj Quartet": The Jewel in the Crown (1966), The Day of the Scorpion (1968), The Towers of Silence (1972), and A Division of the Spoils (1975). Staying On (1977) won the Booker Prize
4. Sir Peter (Markham). 1909--89, British naturalist, wildlife artist, and conservationist, noted esp for his paintings of birds. He founded (1946) the Slimbridge refuge for waterfowl in Gloucestershire
5. his father, Robert Falcon. 1868--1912, British naval officer and explorer of the Antarctic. He commanded two Antarctic expeditions (1901--04; 1910--12) and reached the South Pole on Jan. 18, 1912, shortly after Amundsen; he and the rest of his party died on the return journey
6. Sir Walter. 1771--1832, Scottish romantic novelist and poet. He is remembered chiefly for the "Waverley" historical novels, including Waverley (1814), Rob Roy (1817), The Heart of Midlothian (1818), inspired by Scottish folklore and history, and Ivanhoe (1819), Kenilworth (1821), Quentin Durward (1823), and Redgauntlet (1824). His narrative poems include The Lay of the Last Minstrel (1805), Marmion (1808), and The Lady of the Lake (1810)
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It was at Abbotsford that Scott made his home for the rest of his life.
Many people guessed that it was Scott, but, for more than ten years, he would not own it.
Scott takes real people, and real incidents, and with them he interweaves the story of the fortunes of make-believe people and make-believe incidents.
The transport ship Gloria Scott was set down by the Admiralty as being lost at sea, and no word has ever leaked out as to her true fate.
However, Dearborn said he holds no hope that Scott will change his mind about transferring.
In 2002, Scott purchased 50% of the Southfield-based podiatric care clinic from the doctor who hired her as an associate in 1999.
Secondly, Scott describes his work as "jazz thinking," and indeed his kinetic, oftentimes colorful sculptures have an improvisational quality.
Archbishop Scott was both praised and maligned when he served as the youngest and most radical primate of the Canadian church for 15 years, during a period of social and political turmoil in the 1970s and 1980s.
Scott assumes that historical and social existence is always conflictive.
As Scott points out, while both books include a number of nuanced and searching essays, neither pays much attention to Baldwin's later novels.
And what the Court said about Bred Scott would help to push it there.
Co-op City was in a time warp," said company founder Marion Scott.