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Re: James and Superstitions
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.1780  Thursday, 15 August 2002

From:           Robin Hamilton <
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Date:           Monday, 12 Aug 2002 22:51:33 +0100
Subject: 13.1769 Re: James and Superstitions
Comment:        Re: SHK 13.1769 Re: James and Superstitions

>James's fear of weaponry needs no more explanation than the history of
>his native land, and old joke that goes:
>
>    Q. How can you tell if a man is the true king of Scotland?
>    A. He dies by violence.

Reminds me of Alex Scott (The Later's) definition of "A Scots Genius":

Gey few:
An thir aw deid.

RH

(This quatrain {if anyone's interested} started from:

Whae's tae uz?
Whaw's like us:
Gey few,
An thir aw deid..    }

Robin

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