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Author: William Henry Oliphant Smeaton
Publisher: London : W. Scott, [1901]
Series: The Scott library
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Smeaton, William Henry Oliphant, 1856-1914.
Scots essayists.
London : W. Scott, [1901]
(OCoLC)615257888
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Henry Oliphant Smeaton
OCLC Number: 2570750
Description: xxxi, 292 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: 1. Anacrisis, or a censure of some poets ancient and modern / Earl of Stirling --
2. Of libraries / William Drummond of Hawthornden --
3. On the delicacy of taste and passion ; The Platonist / David Hume --
4. Old age, its comforts and regrets / Lord Hailes --
5. On Scots humour / Lord Craig --
6. On Scots music ; A theory of dreams / James Beattie --
7. Essay on Robert Burns ; Character study, a country dowager / Henry Mackenzie --
8. Character study, a man of taste --
9. Dialogues of the dead, Addison and Johnson ; Dialogues of the dead, Swift, Mercury, and a bookseller / James Hay Beattie --
10. Meg Dods's cookery ; Early rising / John Wilson. 11. The poetry of James Hogg / David Macbeth Moir --
12. The poets of the church ; The Scott monument ; the Calotype / Hugh Miller --
13. Old times and new ; Frenzies of fashion / William Chambers --
Meadow walk warriors ; Innocent railway / Robert Chambers --
Dreamthorp / Alexander Smith --
16. Dr. George Wilson ; Happy guessing ; Rab and his friends / John Brown --
17. Dr. John Brown ; Keble and nature's teachings / John Campbell Shairp --
Country parson's life ; Getting on / A.K.H.B. --
19. Ordered south ; Aes Triplex / Robert Louis Stevenson.
Series Title: The Scott library
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Oliphant Smeaton.

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