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Scottish Proverbs

by Pappity Stampoy (1663)

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders; detail from a vintage postcard.

The proverbs in this collection come from A Collection of Scotch Proverbs by Pappity Stampoy, 1663. The introduction is by Archer Taylor.


Scottish Proverbs

Many fine collections of Scottish proverbs have been published over the years. An assortment of some of our favorites are available as new or used copies. Your purchase will help support the non-profit activitites of Compass Rose Cultural Crossroads.

You are free to use the proverbs in this online collection on your own site as long as you credit Compass Rose Cultural Crossroads as the source and provide a link to our Web site:

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