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Scott

(skot),
Charles I., Jr., 20th-century U.S. pediatrician. See: Aarskog-Scott syndrome.

Scott

(skot),
Henry William Jr., 20th-century U.S. surgeon. See: Scott operation.
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The centrepiece Scott Monument is of novelist and poet Sir Walter Scott and dates to 1837.
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It includes a letter written and signed by Wordsworth (1770-1850) and signatures by novelist, playwright and poet Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832), English painters John Everett Millais (1829-'96) and William Etty 1787-1849), leading military and political figure the Duke of Wellington (1769-1852) and author Charles Lutwidge Dogson (1832-'98), better known as Lewis Carroll.
Having identified his theoretical position, Shaw then turns his eye to the fictions of Jane Austen, Sir Walter Scott, and George Eliot, specifically to demonstrate how 'realist metonymy' works.
There is an excellent eighteen-page introduction by the historian and biographer, Alan Palmer, which shows that Southey's work is not only a superb biography but a 'period piece' of Regency writing to set beside Jane Austen and Sir Walter Scott.
At the end of the period Sir Walter Scott rewrote the story of a genuine case of infanticide to make the woman innocent, and judges simply refused to believe that any mother could knowingly kill her child, no matter how strong the evidence.
But for a younger generation, many of whom are unfamiliar with the novels of Sir Walter Scott or with modern Scottish historians, such a movie can fan the flames of resentment as well as national pride.
These two very dissimilar books go well together because although Sir Walter Scott never met the redoubtable Bailli de Suffren he would certainly have included him in his study of Napoleon's marshals had the admiral consented to serve under the emperor.
He studied law at Berlin and Breslau but abandoned his legal career for writing after the success of his literary hoax Walladmor (1824), a parody of Sir Walter Scott published as "freely translated from the English of Walter Scott.
Concerning the battle <IR> PHILIP FRENEAU </IR> wrote his beautiful elegy, To the Memory of the Brave Americans (1781), which Sir Walter Scott is said to have learned by heart.
continues the series' historical overview of critical reactions from contemporary appraisals to current evaluations of writers who died between 1800 and 1900, with illustrated biocritical essays on eleven authors: John Calhoun, Nikolai Gogol, Thomas Haliburton, Letitia Landon, Henry Crabb Robinson, August von Schlegel, Sir Walter Scott, Henry Shaw, Juliusz Slowacki, Dinoysios Solomas and Hippolyte Taine.
In Tales of a Grandfather (1828 - 30), Sir Walter Scott tells us that, in remembrance of this incident, it has always been deemed a foul crime in Scotland for any of the name of Bruce to harm a spider.