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Famous quotes containing the words spens, patrick and/or sir:

    Haf owre, haf owre to Aberdour,
    It’s fiftie fadom deip,
    And thair lies guid Sir Patrick Spence,
    Wi the Scots lords at his feit.
    —Unknown. Sir Patrick Spens (l. 41–44)

    There is absolutely no evidence—developmental or otherwise—to support separating twins in school as a general policy. . . . The best policy seems to be no policy at all, which means that each year, you and your children need to decide what will work best for you.
    —Pamela Patrick Novotny (20th century)

    Space isn’t remote at all. It’s only an hour’s drive away if your car could go straight upwards.
    Fred, Sir Hoyle (b. 1915)