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a borough in Scotland

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The builders had attained the art of using cement, and of roofing a building, great improvements on the original Burgh. But in the round keep, a shape only seen in the most ancient castles the chambers excavated in the thickness of the walls and buttresses the difficulty by which access is gained from one story to those above it, Coningsburgh still retains the simplicity of its origin, and shows by what slow degrees man proceeded from occupying such rude and inconvenient lodgings, as were afforded by the galleries of the Castle of Mousa, to the more splendid accommodations of the Norman castles, with all their stern and Gothic graces.
For a second, from the way Chris de Burgh gazed adoringly into his doppleganger's eyes, it looked as if he was going to snog him, raising the very real threat that they might start spawning other, miniature, Chris de Burghs.
Unfortunately, for Ian Moor, once the real Chris de Burgh was standing next to him, he suddenly stopped looking like Chris de Burgh, and started looking more and more like Peter Beardsley.
When the de Burghs first employed her, she was really excited and told everyone about it.
The Maxwelltown burgh centenary was in 1910, Maxwelltown was praised as being at the forefront of Scottish municipal and social change.