Rent A Cottage In Scotland

Thursday, December 28, 2006

Blood Relative

Of the varied elements constituting the character of the Scottish people, it can be claimed with some assurance that loyalty is perhaps the most conspicuous. They are nothing if not patriotic. Their proverbial love of country not only binds them more closely to their native town, village or glen, but also expresses itself in extreme loyalty to kith and kin.

" After all," said the old widow on being consoled on the loss of her husband, " After all, he wasn't actually a blood relative. "

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