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Scottish poetry

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Manuscript poem entitled: "Sir James Suttieā€, 1736

Identifier: Coll-2023/1/4
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Manuscript poem entitled: "Sir James Suttie", written in 1736. The 1760 published title was "Epitaph on Sir James Sooty." Small differences in wording to the printed version.

Sir James Suttie of Balgone, in East Lothian, died 4th May, 1730.

Dates: 1736

Manuscript poem, untitled, early-mid 18th century

Identifier: Coll-2023/1/12
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This poem was first published in 1850. Note to the 1850 edition: "Here we have, in a classical parody, another memorial of the fair conquerors in the gay fists of last century. The poem is printed from the MS. volume, so far as we are aware, for the first time." In the 1850 published version, the poem has six lines at the beginning which are not in our version.

Dates: early-mid 18th century

Manuscript poem, untitled, early-mid 18th century

Identifier: Coll-2023/1/15
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Manuscript poem, unrecorded and apparently unpublished.

First and last lines:

"Cupid! What sounds invade my Ear / Dotheythus treat my faithful Peer"


"That keep Wit Down & knowledge under / And seen in Heaven but for a Wonder".

Dates: early-mid 18th century

Poem by David Wingate, 1863

Identifier: Coll-1383/5/8
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12 stanza poem titled 'The Dorty Bairn' which relates to a girl called Lizzie Allan, and how difficult she is at the breakfast table. This poem was not included in Wingate's 1862 publication 'Poems and Songs'.

Dates: 1863

Poems of William Hamilton of Bangour, Esq., ca. 1730-1750

Identifier: La.III.451
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Manuscript collection containing poems of poet and soldier William Hamilton of Bangour (1704-1754). The most comprehensive edition of Hamilton's poems (1850) is based on this manuscript.

Dates: ca. 1730-1750

Poetry album of Louisa Agnes Czarnecki

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-480
Identifier: Coll-2090
Content Description This is an album dated 1861 belonging to Scottish poet Louisa Agnes Czarnecki, who was married to Arthur Antoine Czarnecki, a Polish exile residing in Scotland. The album primarily focuses on politically engaged poetry that vehemently protests against "Russian atrocities" while celebrating the triumph of Garibaldi in Italy.The volume comprises a variety of interesting elements, including original manuscript poetry written by Czarnecki herself. These poems are accompanied by...
Dates: 1861

Songs and poems, 18th century-1863

 Series — Box CLX-A-1121: Series Coll-1383/3; Series Coll-1383/5
Identifier: Coll-1383/5
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Series containing poems and songs, printed and manuscript.

Dates: 18th century-1863

'The Pudding Bag' by Thomas Hudson, 1829

Identifier: Coll-1383/5/6
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Eitgh verse song which appeared in Comic Songs by Thomas Hudson in 1829, with subject matter of Samuel Johnson's trip to Scotland in 1775.

Dates: 1829
f. 181v
f. 181v

Various additions, mostly Scots verse, early 16th century

Identifier: MS 205/Scots
Contents This entry contains details of the later additions to this manuscript, most of which are in Scots verse, that have been added to the fly-leaves and blank pages. They seem to have been added in the early 16th century.f. ir (first fly-leaf, recto): Pen trials and inscriptions, including Johannes purde est presb[yteru]m and Preceptor coleis...
Dates: early 16th century

Verses, early-mid 18th century

Identifier: Coll-2023/1
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This series consists of fifteen manuscript poems by William Hamilton, some very similar to their published version, and some unrecorded and unpublished. See the item-level descriptions for more details.

Dates: early-mid 18th century