Walter Scott

Type: Person
Name: Walter Scott
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Letter: Bustos, keep promise, return money or donate it to warriors

Sir Walter Scott wrote, "Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive."Perhaps Cheri Bustos thought that the voters of the 17th District wouldn't pay any attention to her comments when she promised to return 10 percent of her salary ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Tribute to a man of great influence

OPINION: I, too, was saddened to note the passing of Jack Shallcrass and thought his obituary (August 23) was most interesting.Jack was a man with boundless energy, at times had a cutting tongue and stood no nonsense.I can still picture him at Wellington ... [Published Dominion Post - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Sentence on thief is deferred

A thief who travelled with his co-accused from Edinburgh to the Borders to steal from cars will be sentenced next month.Twenty-year-old John McMurray, of Walter Scott Avenue in Edinburgh, appeared from custody at Selkirk Sheriff Court on Tuesday.He pleaded ... [Published Southern Reporter - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

How Scotland shook off the 'kilted straitjacket'

What is Scottish national identity and how is it expressed in art and music, literature and theatre? What are the values that infuse it? And how did it break out of its kilted straitjacket to be shaped by the times we live in now?If the modern Scottish ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

£1.5m for Scotland’s historic buildings

Monday August 25th, 2014TweetMore than £1.5m has been awarded to help repair seven historic buildings across Scotland as part of Historic Scotland’s Building Repairs Grants scheme.The announcement was made by the Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External ... [Published Government Opportunities - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Moser, Phyllis Marie

Moser, Phyllis Marie, age 78, passed away August 22, 2014 at American House East II where she resided for 10 years. Born in Detroit on August 4, 1936, she was the eldest daughter of Alexander and Alice Moser. After graduating from St Mary’s High School ... [Published Macomb Daily - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Upperward Mountaineering Club celebrates 40th anniversary

MEMBERS of Upperward Mountaineering Club turned out in force to celebrate 40 years of hillwalking by recreating the inaugural walk from Grey Mare’s Tail near Moffat, to the Crook Inn at Tweedsmuir.The sun shone as more than 20 walkers, including original ... [Published Carluke Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Sir Walter Scott would not have voted for independence, descendent says

Sir Walter Scott was a loyal unionist, despite Alex Salmond's claims he may have voted Yes, his great-great-great-great grandson Matthew Maxwell Scott says Sir Walter Scott would not have supported Scottish independence, his descendent has said, as he ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Debate on Scott's choice is over

I refer to the articles about Sir Walter Scott and the referendum (Just ask yourself:what would Scott do?, News, August 17). In his History Of Scotland (1830), Sir Walter wrote about the Battle of Bannockburn: "And the Scots may have pride to recollect, ... [Published Herald Scotland - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Sir Walter Scott The Pick To Win The Betfred Ebor

The Betfred Ebor is the feature race on the fourth and final day of the meeting at York which the 171-year-old handicap lends its name to and 22 runners are declared to go to post in a bid to win the £165,000 first prize.There have been just two winning ... [Published Betting Directory - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Time is on my side ...

Allan Crow casts his eye over the week’s TV highlights(Saturday, BBC1, 7.50 p.m.)No doubt about the tele-visual highlight of the week - the debut of Peter Capaldi as the doctor.Old sweary heid Malcolm Tucker promises to be grittier than Matt Smith as ... [Published Fife Today - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

NDJJournal2 published Channel Hopping With Nickie: Our TV picks for the weekend

Comments (0)Decided to trust Nickie Shobeiry with your weekend TV again? Nice choice - here's the goods.Saturday, August 23Greg & Jen @ Reading (BBC3 - 7pm)Since Glastonbury’s long gone, we can focus our attention to Reading festival, with DJs Greg James ... [Published North Devon Journal - Aug 22 2014]

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A Quiz on the Words – Fictional Scots [Published Sunday Post - 11 hours ago]
Letter: Bustos, keep promise, return money or d... [Published Quad-Cities Online - 17 hours ago]
Tribute to a man of great influence [Published Dominion Post - 17 hours ago]
Sentence on thief is deferred [Published Southern Reporter - Aug 28 2014]
How Scotland shook off the 'kilted straitjacket' [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
Truli and The Word Network Expands the World-Wi... [Published SPi World News - Aug 28 2014]
Shaking off the 'kilted straitjacket' [Published BBC - Aug 28 2014]
£1.5m for Scotland’s historic buildings [Published Government Opportunities - Aug 25 2014]
Theus, Carrie [Published Macomb Daily - Aug 25 2014]
Moser, Phyllis Marie [Published Macomb Daily - Aug 25 2014]
Doland, William [Published Macomb Daily - Aug 25 2014]
Vanover, Jessica [Published Macomb Daily - Aug 25 2014]
Upperward Mountaineering Club celebrates 40th a... [Published Carluke Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
Sir Walter Scott would not have voted for indep... [Published Telegraph - Aug 25 2014]
World's last surviving paddle steamer returns t... [Published Wales Online - Aug 24 2014]
Debate on Scott's choice is over [Published Herald Scotland - Aug 24 2014]
Sir Walter Scott The Pick To Win The Betfred Ebor [Published Betting Directory - Aug 23 2014]
“He Coined the Word ‘Folk-Lore’”: The “Old Folk... [Published Library of Congress - Aug 22 2014]
Eric McCormack publishes first novel in more th... [Published Waterloo Region Record - Aug 22 2014]
Sarah Waters: how grim reality of war changed w... [Published Channel 4 - Aug 22 2014]
Time is on my side ... [Published Fife Today - Aug 22 2014]
OPINION: Saying sorry for corruption is not enough [Published Newcastle Herald - Aug 22 2014]
NDJJournal2 published Channel Hopping With Nick... [Published North Devon Journal - Aug 22 2014]
Following the money down the ballot hole [Published ABC Online - Aug 22 2014]
10 Excoriating Putdowns [Published LewRockwell.com - Aug 22 2014]
Altrusa House a 'home away from home' [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 22 2014]
10Best Readers' Choice Winners: Best Aquarium [Published 10Best.com - Aug 21 2014]
Il Trovatore: A Song of Night, Fire and Vengeance [Published EuroNews - Aug 21 2014]
MOTOSHOP Technology Tools adds personalized pos... [Published Individual.com - Aug 20 2014]
Chicago State University Foundation “still in t... [Published Prlog - Aug 20 2014]
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History for August 15 [Published MuskegonPundit - Aug 15 2014]
History for August 15 - On-This-Day.com Candlelight Vigil for Elvis Presley, Graceland, Memphis, TN (Aug 15-16). See  www.elvisweek.com Birth anniversary of novelist and playwright Edna Ferber (1887-1968). She wrote  Show Boat, Cimarron, Giant  ...
Hillary antagonizing liberals and conservatives... [Published Hot Air » Top Picks - Aug 12 2014]
Strategery. Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive. Sir Walter Scott’s warning on the complications of dishonesty seems to apply to the recent travails of Hillary Clinton, who has spent the past week or so attempting ...
"With the single exception of Homer, there is n... [Published Althouse - Aug 03 2014]
"... It would be positively a relief to me to dig him up and throw stones at him."Said George Bernard Shaw about William Shakespeare, from "Shakespeare sucks: a history of Bard-bashing." ...
Hans Christian Andersen’s painful fairy-tale life [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 24 2014]
Dinah Birch at the Times Literary Supplement: Andersen was profoundly committed to the Romantic ideal of the extraordinary genius, singled out for distinction from birth. “It doesn’t matter if you’re born in a duck yard if you’ve lain in a swan’s ...
Happiness for Scrooges [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jul 06 2014]
Happiness has been tackled by the greats—Plato and Aristotle—but also by, and more frequently, the not-so greats—see the self-help section. If, like me, you’re the pessimistic type, any book with a peaceful-looking tree and the word “happiness” on the ...
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