For his errand at Torwood Park was a political one; it was the place of appointment named by no less a person than the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Howard Horne, then introducing his so-called Socialist budget, and prepared to expound it in an interview with so promising a penman.
Then, as if prompted to regularize his rather abrupt confidence, he said: "I've come down to see my cousin at Torwood; my name is Horne Fisher.
Horne Fisher did not especially abuse his friends and relatives in fashionable society; of some of them he spoke with affection.
When he turned about with a rather wild stare, March had yet another unexpected emotion, for his guide hailed the man as Hoggs and introduced him as Sir Howard Horne.
When they had all done, he made a noise like the first effort of an animal to laugh, and Horne Fisher suddenly strode across to him and said:
The Laird of Bargany, out of whose company the said Abbot had been enticed, understanding, (not the extremity,) but the retaining of the man, sent to the court, and raised letters of deliverance of the person of the man according to the order, which being disobeyed, the said Earl for his contempt was denounced rebel, and put to the horne
In Hubris: The Tragedy of War in the Twentieth Century, Alistair Horne
examines six 20th-century battles to show how an inability to assess the strategic context properly, an overestimation of one's ability, and, potentially most significant, an ignorance of history's lessons, preceded many inglorious failures on the battlefield.
Whyte's counsel Donald Findlay QC asked key Murray adviser David Horne
how much was spent on "due diligence" on Whyte.
RIO-BOUND Ciara Horne
has admitted she has to thank Welsh Cycling chiefs after being picked for the Olympics next month.
's colleague, Anthony Silverthorne, said Mr Horne
wanted to stop at the side of the road on the A4042 in Llanellen, Abergavenny, to collect corn.
has announced his resignation as president of Ouachita Baptist University at Arkadelphia to become president ot Arkansas' Independent Colleges & Universities, an association of private institutions that includes OBU.
, of Woodman Avenue in Bradley, pleaded guilty to assault.