James Beattie

Laurencekirk in the Mearns, Scotland
James Beattie
Laurencekirk in the Mearns, Scotland
Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Retirement Comments

Rating: 2.7
When in the crimson cloud of Even,
The lingering light decays,
And Hesper on the front of Heaven
His glittering gem displays!

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James Beattie
COMMENTS
Paul Amrod 07 April 2021
A glorious style which rings true to the ear and arises emotions and imagination.
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Sylvia Frances Chan 06 April 2021
2) he was appointed Professor of moral philosophy there as a result of the interest of his intimate friend, Robert Arbuthnot of Haddo Congratulations being chosen as The Classic Poem Of The Day. Most pleasant poem and so educative
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Sylvia Frances Chan 06 April 2021
Professor James Beattie FRSE was a Scottish poet, moralist and philosopher. He was born the son of a shopkeeper and small farmer at Laurencekirk in the Mearns, and educated at Aberdeen University. In 1760,
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