Hannah had to explain to her American friend that where she's from a wark meant a pain.
Second installment of our multi-year project to show the entire surviving oeuvre of the great pioneer master David Wark Griffith.
After securing his flank and rear by taking Norham, Wark and Eitel castles, he awaited the approach of Surrey's army at Ford castle, behind which lies Flodden Edge, a strong position, which he presently occupied.
Some English strongholds, such as Alnwick, Chillingham, Ford and Naworth, have been modernized; others, like Norham, Wark and Warkworth, are picturesque ruins; but most of the Scottish fortresses have been demolished and their sites built over, or are now represented by grass-grown mounds.
My Scottish cousin uses the word wark instead of work.
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