10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SCRIMPLY»
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The English dialect dictionary, being the complete ...
One had to live scrimply and deny one's palate, Ken-11 Judson Undo (1896) 78.
e.Fi|'. Whaur perfection is the ellwand it's nae mervel gin ordinary mortals come
skrimply up to the standard, LATI'O Tom Bodkin (1864) ix. (6) e.Se. lt's scrimply ...
The Edinburgh monthly magazine [afterw.] Blackwood's ...
Scrimp, bare, scarce ; scrimply, barely, scarcely : — " Down flowed her robe, a
tartan sheen, Till half a leg was scrimply seen ; And such a leg I my bonnie Jean
Could only peer it." — Burns : The Vision. Skelp, to smack, to administer a blow ...
Blackwood's Edinburgh magazine
The wheels o' life gae down-hill scrievln.1 " — Burns : Scotch Drink. Scrimp, bare,
scarce ; scrimply, barely, scarcely : — " Down flowed her robe, a tartan sheen, Till
half a leg was scrimply seen ; And such a leg 1 my bonnie Jean Could only ...
The present system of our Poor Laws does not include what are called the
industrious poor, any more than the case of widows who are scrimply provided,
or the children of gentlemen unprovided. These are not in a state of total inability,
The works, political, metaphysical, and chronological, of ...
By a year of high prices, I suppose the crop to be scrimply sufficient ; and those
only to suffer whose faculties can hardly reach the rate of the market for their full
subsistence. In the fust cafe, we find people actually starving. In the second, the ...
The Scottish Songs; Collected and Illustrated
... but scrimply and barely, O. Then-why should people brag of prosperity, O? A
straitened life,. colours, of the poet, his wife, and children,—taker1 seventy years
ago by a wandering artist, and now almost smoked out of countenance. in that ...
The Poems & Songs of Robert Burns: With a Life of the ...
Down flow'd her robe, a tartan sheen, Till half a leg was scrimply seen ; And such
a leg ! my bonnie Jean Could only peer it; Sae straught, sae taper, tight, and
clean, Nane else came near it. Her mantle large, of greenish hue, My gazing ...
Robert Burns, Hamilton Paul, 1819
The Land of Burns: A Series of Landscapes and Portraits, ...
Down fiow'd her robe, a tartan sheen; Till half her leg was scrimply seen; And
such a legl my bonnie Jean Could only peer it; Sac straught, sae taper, tight, and
clean, Nana else could neu- it.” You observe Burns knew not yet who stood
John Wilson, Robert Chambers, David Octavius Hill, 1840
An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language
Deficient, as to mind. Ramsay. Scrimply. adv. Sparingly, S. Walker. SCRYNOCH,
s. V. Scroingch. SCR I P, i. A mock. V. Scokp. WaUace. SCRIPTURE, s. A
pencase. Fr. escrip- toire. id. Douglas. SCROG, s. A stunted shrub, S. Lyndsay.
The Life of Robert Burns
We have seen many wonder and l'eriey, 0, of changes that almost are yearly, 0,
Among rich folks up and down, Both in country and in town, Who now live but
scrimply and barely, 0. Then why lhould people hr: of ms erit 0! A siraiten'd life,