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  • William Knox (17 August 1789 – 12 November 1825) was a Scottish poet whose work gained him the friendship of Walter Scott. Oh why should the spirit of
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  • love is writ in water, Woman's faith is traced in sand. William E. Aytoun, Lays of Scottish Cavaliers, Prince Edward at Versailles. Not she with trait'rous
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  • Thomas Carlyle (category Scottish authors)
    Thomas Carlyle (December 4 1795 – February 5 1881) was a Scottish essayist, satirist, and historian, whose work was hugely influential during the Victorian
    212 KB (36,846 words) - 00:05, 26 March 2016
  • Reported in James William Norton-Kyshe, The Dictionary of Legal Quotations (1904), p. 177. Dollar Diplomacy. Term applied to Secretary Knox's activities in
    101 KB (14,872 words) - 18:25, 24 April 2016
  • that life should appear on at least one of them?' 'Sir,' replied Knox, 'if Scotland Yard found a body in your cabin trunk, would you tell them: 'There
    79 KB (9,220 words) - 14:04, 14 February 2016
  • he highly valued; Mosheim's Ecclesiastical History, McCrie's Life of John Knox, and even Sewel's and Rutty's Histories of the Quakers. He was fond of putting
    111 KB (18,543 words) - 01:10, 22 January 2016
  • of young orators burned with the eloquence of freedom. The spirit of John Knox and of Hugh Peters thundered and lightened in the pulpits, and men were not
    104 KB (16,235 words) - 02:27, 20 March 2016
  • in: David M. Rooney The Wine of Certitude: A Literary Biography of Ronald Knox, Ignatius Press, 2009, p. 146. An excessive indulgence in the pleasures
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  • the Church According to Its Own Theology and Practice, Westminster John Knox Press, 1990, p. 24 There would be no end to quotations that bring out the
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