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Border (The)

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The frontier of England and Scotland, which, from the eleventh to the fifteenth century, was the field of constant forays, and a most fertile source of ill blood between North and South Britain.

March, march, Ettrick and Teviotdale;

Why the deil dinna ye march forward in order?

March, march, Eskdale and Liddesdale—

All the Blue Bonnets are bound for the border.”


Sir Walter Scott: The Monastery.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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