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Scottish poetry

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Bound volume of manuscript materials by and about Scottish poet Thomas Brown

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1593
Identifier: Coll-1986
Content Description Ths is a bound volume of manuscript material, correspondence and verse, by and about Thomas Brown, Scottish poet and Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh from 1810 until the end of his life in 1820. The collection was almost certainly put together by his friend and colleague William Erskine, to whom the vast majority of the manuscripts are addressed.Contents: Twenty-seven autograph...
Dates: 1797-1835

Collection of Original Letters and Verses of Robert Burns, 2nd half of the 18th century

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Identifier: La.III.586
Scope and Contents Collection of original letters and verses by Robert Burns.
Dates: 2nd half of the 18th century

Collection of poems by William Hamilton of Bangour, together with related material

 Collection — Box CLX-A-1704
Identifier: Coll-2023
Content Description Collection of loose-leaf manuscript verses by Jacobite poet and army officer William Hamilton of Bangour (1704-1754), together with related material. The collection appears to have emanated from a member of the Pringle family, who were related to Hamilton by marriage.The majority of the poems in this collection can be found either in the contemporary editions of Hamilton's poems, or in the later 1850 edition (see Bibliography). However, most of the present manuscript poems differ by...
Dates: ca 1730-1750

Dr. Smith's Seann Dàna, 1908

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/2/6
Scope and Contents Script or notes for a lecture about Dr. Smith's 'Seann Dàna' ('Old Poems').
Dates: 1908

'Linton Parish Poet', by Reverend Samuel McLintock, minister of West Linton

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1928
Scope and Contents Manuscript entitled 'Linton Parish Poets', probably by the Rev. Samuel McLintock, minister of West Linton from 1871 to 1922. West Linton is a Scottish village in the Borders.
Dates: late 19th-early 20th century (before 1922)

Manuscript entitled: "Epitaph on Mrs. Hn. 1745", 1745

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Identifier: Coll-2023/1/6
Scope and Contents This poem appears to be unpublished. It is presumably an epitaph to his wife Catherine (or Kathleen) Hall who died in 1745. It is written in a very neat cursive hand, somewhat neater than the other poems.
Dates: 1745

Manuscript poem entitled "A Prious Epigram on Ch_ h_n", early-mid 18th century

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Identifier: Coll-2023/2/3
Scope and Contents Manuscript poem entitled "A Prious Epigram on Ch_ h_n". First and last lines: "Cease Criticks! Cease vour weak impertinence / Who blame a G-—n blae a providence" … "Submiss obey” for one Disposing Care / Made him a Dull Dalrymple made so fair & Hamilton so bright".
Dates: early-mid 18th century

Manuscript poem entitled "Chloe's Picture / Writ in ye Isle of Arran by M. W. Wallace", early-mid 18th century

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Identifier: Coll-2023/2/2
Scope and Contents Manuscript poem entitled "Chloe’s Picture, Writ in ye Isle of Arran by M. W. Wallace". First and last lines: "As Pleasure’s richest Cup I fil'd w[i]t[h] wine / Mellifluous silling from that Source divine" ... "To Cyprus Isle, none ever came so fair / Tho late I hung up both my Hepburns there."
Dates: early-mid 18th century

Manuscript poem entitled: "Escap’t old age unblemish’t and Uncloy’d And what Heaven gave of youth with worth enjoy’d / Mrs Colquhoon”, early-mid 18th century

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Identifier: Coll-2023/1/5
Scope and Contents A manuscript poem entitled "Escap’t old age unblemish’t and Uncloy’d And what Heaven gave of youth with worth enjoy’d / Mrs Colquhoon". Similar to his published poem entitled "Epitaph on Mrs Colquhoun of Luss", however, only the first two and final four lines are the same or similar, otherwise the two poems differ significantly.
Dates: early-mid 18th century

Manuscript poem entitled: "Hamlet.”, early 1746

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Identifier: Coll-2023/1/11
Scope and Contents Manuscript poem entitled: "Hamlet.”, written early in 1746 and inserted anonymously in the Scots Magazine for June of the same year. Published in Hamilton's Poems (1760) under the title "A Soliloquy. In Imitation of Hamlet.”
This transcription of the poem is annotated at the end: "This very incorrect but as it only existed in my Memory I send it you — Tell Vertue for itself begins to move / And servile Fear replies melts into filial Love”.
Dates: early 1746