My heart 's in the Highlands, my heart is not here; My heart 's in the Highlands a-chasing the deer.
Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)
Source: My Heart 's in the Highlands.
Contributed by: Zaady
If there 's a hole in a' your coats, I rede ye tent it; A chiel 's amang ye takin' notes, And, faith, he 'll prent it.
Source: On Captain Grose's Peregrinations through Scotland.
Critics! Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame.
Dare to be honest and fear no labor.
Learn taciturnity and let that be your motto!
Suspense is worst than disappointment.
There is no such uncertainty as a sure thing.
His locked, lettered, braw brass collar Showed him the gentleman and scholar.
Source: The Twa Dogs.
A Gentleman who held the patent for his honours immediately from Almighty God.
Source: Elegy on Capt. Matthew Henderson
If there's another world, he lives in bliss; If there is non, he made the best of this.
Source: On a Friend, Epitaph on Wm. Muir
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