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Poems

By Allan Ramsay


Ramsay, 1684-1758, is probably the finest Scottish poet of the 18th century before Burns. He was an apprenticed periwig maker who abandoned that trade for bookselling. He published various works from 1713, but this was his first collection. Of the 80 poems in these two volumes, half are in a f…

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Early Modern18th centuryLiteraturePoetryScottish LiteratureScottish PoetryScotlandScotsJacobiteHanoverianGeorge IFirst Editions


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