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  • proper n. A county in central Scotland.


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  • Professor MacNaughton was born in Perthshire, Scotland, and was educated at Aberdeen and Cambridge Universities, after -, wards studying Theology at Edinburgh.

    The One Thing Needful

  • "The moment I heard how you were beset," continued Bothwell, "I despatched a messenger to Lord Ruthven, warning him not to alarm Bruce with such tidings, but to send hither all the spare forces in Perthshire, to maintain you in your rights."

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • Tim Samuels heads for Comrie in Perthshire to get the residents 'take on the shortlisted novels from Peter Carey, Emma Donoghue, Damon Galgut, Howard Jacobson, Andrea Levy and Tom McCarthy.

    The weekend's TV highlights

  • I dont really know what to say about this, the SNP heartlands, insofar as they exist are in Aberdeenshire, FOrfarshire and Perthshire, which is, pretty much, where the majority of the Scottish cricket community live too.

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...

  • Every summer, the clan -- four families complete with grumbling nannies -- gathered at Cultoquhey, the grandparents 'huge stone-built pile in Perthshire.

    Mrs. Miniver

  • There is a smaller dial of the same type at Invermay in Perthshire.

    The Book of Sun-Dials

  • Otherwise, it’ll have to be a floor in Perthshire.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • My husband and I are pretty well agreed that a four-night’er is about all we’re capable of these days, desirable as it is to spend May in Perthshire.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Forfarshire, and then west into Perthshire, meaning to cross the Tay at

    The Life of John Milton Volume 3 1643-1649

  • He had pushed on farther south through Forfarshire, and then west into Perthshire, meaning to cross the Tay at Dunkeld on his way to the Forth and the Lowlands.

    The Life of John Milton


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