Lothians


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Lothians

(ˈləʊðɪənz)
pl n
(Placename) the Lothians three historic counties of SE central Scotland (now council areas): East Lothian, West Lothian, and Midlothian (including Edinburgh)
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Now if we could have the use of a boat to pass under cloud of night into Lothian, and some secret, decent kind of a man to bring that boat back again and keep his counsel, there would be two souls saved -- mine to all likelihood -- his to a dead surety.
I was abashed how to find expression for my thanks; but she was no less abashed at the thought of hearing them; begged us to lose no time and to hold our peace, saying (very properly) that the heart of our matter was in haste and silence; and so, what with one thing and another, she had set us on the Lothian shore not far from Carriden, had shaken hands with us, and was out again at sea and rowing for Limekilns, before there was one word said either of her service or our gratitude.
For the customary attentions of your Marquis of Montcalm--I warrant me, Duncan, that he of Lothian would buy a dozen such marquisates--but if the news of the letter were bad, the gentility of this French monsieur would certainly compel him to let us know it.
Edinburgh Solicitors'Property Centre's latest house price report shows sales throughout the Lothians and Fife have also continued to rise sharply with the total number of residential sales leaping by 59 per cent year on year.
The Oil Shales of the Lothians, Scotland: present resources and former workings.
But these workers deserve public support across the Lothians.
A Lothians police spokesman said yesterday: "We have started inquiries into allegations about a councillor's expenses claims.
The crack unit of 25 specialist officers will be the first dedicated 24-hour armed response unit to patrol the Lothians area.
Labour's Lothians MSP George Foulkes called the demand "outrageous".
Detective Chief Inspector Peter Ritchie, in charge of the squad, said: "We are determined not to see the Lothians and Scottish borders fall prey to criminals who deal in crack cocaine.
Independent Lothians member Margo Macdonald regained her title as Holyrood's least costly member, claiming less than pounds 2000.