Tag Archives: Sir Walter Scott

Flodden Field Of RussiaGate

It is like the battle of Flodden Field, with Hillary Clinton as Constance De Beverley, Barack Obama as Lord Marmion, and Donald Trump as Sir Ralph De Wilton. (Background: Obama’s Struggle, Ersjdamoo’s Blog, June 27, 2017.) To mute and to … Continue reading

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Crusader Poetry

On crusade, King Richard the Lionheart had a craving for pork. But none could be found in the Holy Land, whose inhabitants abhorred  swine’s flesh. How was the dilemma to be resolved? The problem of how King Richard dealt with … Continue reading

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Pied Piper and the Subterranean People

Jacob Cohen Lizard People Eye Witness Sir Walter Scott, in a non-fiction work, Letters On Demonology and Witchcraft, describes an early idea of the elfin people. This involved the Norse duergar or dwarf. These “dwarves” were spirits of a coarser … Continue reading

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