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Scottish

1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Scotland, its people, their Gaelic language, or their English dialect
2. the the Scots collectively
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It is not, perhaps, necessary to enumerate so many reasons why the author of the Scottish Novels, as they were then exclusively termed, should be desirous to make an experiment on a subject purely English.
The Eastern tale-teller has for his theme the disguised expeditions of Haroun Alraschid with his faithful attendants, Mesrour and Giafar, through the midnight streets of Bagdad; and Scottish tradition dwells upon the similar exploits of James V.
This very curious poem, long a desideratum in Scottish literature,
To match an English and a Scottish author in the rival task of embodying and reviving the traditions of their respective countries, would be, you alleged, in the highest degree unequal and unjust.
The painter must introduce no ornament inconsistent with the climate or country of his landscape; he must not plant cypress trees upon Inch-Merrin, or Scottish firs among the ruins of Persepolis; and the author lies under a corresponding restraint.
It had taken but two minutes for the king to reach the tent of the Scottish commander; he dismounted and entered.
While the chiefs thus revelled in hall, and made the rafters resound with bursts of loyalty and old Scottish songs, chanted in voices cracked and sharpened by the northern blast, their merriment was echoed and prolonged by a mongrel legion of retainers, Canadian voyageurs, half-breeds, Indian hunters, and vagabond hangers-on who feasted sumptuously without on the crumbs that fell from their table, and made the welkin ring with old French ditties, mingled with Indian yelps and yellings.
An investment firm may get control of Scottish Re's North American reinsurance operations in exchange for $25 million in restructuring financing, if Scottish Re's managers can persuade a bankruptcy court and insurance regulators to approve the restructuring plan.
The Programme is the first part of the Scottish Growth Scheme, a 500 million financial package backed by the Scottish Government, to help businesses thrive and grow.
Jim Murphy yesterday rewrote Scottish Labour's constitution as he escalated his drive to win back support.
SCOTTISH LITERARY REVIEW is the leading international journal for Scottish literary studies, committed to approaching Scottish literature in an expansive way through exploration of its various social, cultural, historical and philosophical contexts, and of literary forms, both traditional and new.

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