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You are offered a piece of bread and butter that feels like a damp handkerchief and sometimes, when cucumber is added to it, like a wet one.
Beer does not taste like itself unless it is chasing a dram of neat whisky down the gullet - preferably two drams
Women do not find it difficult nowadays to behave like men, but they often find it extremely difficult to behave like gentlemen.
Love makes the world go round? Not at all. Whisky makes it go round twice as fast.
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But even gold is not everything: and only a fanatic, and a rather foolish fanatic, would say that this style of fiction summed up and exhausted all the good that fiction could give and do.
January 17, 1883
November 30, 1972
Sir Compton Mackenzie was a Scottish writer of fiction, biography, histories and a memoir, as well as a cultural commentator, raconteur and lifelong Scottish nationalist.
Whisky Galore (1947)
The Monarch of the Glen (1941)
Sinister Street (1913)
The Highland Omnibus
Vestal Fire (1927)
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