Scottish

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  • Anderson, Robert T. Canadian Born and Other Western Verse. Edmonton: Esdale Press, 1913. Internet Archive
  • --. The Old Timer and Other Poems. Edmonton: Edmonton Printing and Publishing, 1909. Internet Archive
  • --. Troopers in France. Coles Printing Co., 1932
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  • Anderson, James. Sawney's Letters and Cariboo Rhymes. Toronto: W. S. Johnson, 1895. Internet Archive
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For more poems, see the Academy of America Poets:
        The Watergaw
and The Poetry Foundation:
       from A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle
       Gairmscoile

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With Sir Theodore Martin, Aytoun was responsible for Bon Gaultier's Ballads (1845).

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  • Edwards, Owen Dudley. “Doyle, Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan (1859-1930).” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Ed. H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. Oxford: OUP, 2004.
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Thomas William Ogilvie, the poet's grandson, corrects RPO when it asserts that the poet's nationality was Australian: "I can assure you that, while he spent a decade of his young adult life in Australia and wrote much of his verse there, he was definitely a Scot by nationality and a proud Borderer at that!" (August 8, 2007).

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William Knox was born August 17, 1789, in Lillieslief, Roxburghshire, and educated there and at Loretto Academy in Musselburgh. He took up farming from his parents but abandoned it for journalism, and especially poetry.

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Born in about 1830 in Edinburgh of Irish parents, William McGonagall earned his living as a hand-loom weaver. He married Jean King on July 11, 1846. He heard, and obeyed, a call to write poetry in June 1877 and brought out a collection the next year, including a poem on the great Tay bridge in Dundee.

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Alexander Macgregor Rose was born August 17, 1846, in Tomantoul, Banffshire. He graduated from the University of Aberdeen in 1867 and became, in 1870, Master of the Free Church School in Gairloch, Rossshire. After returning to Aberdeen to study Divinity from 1871, he was ordained on Sept. 9, 1875, and became minister at the Free Church of Evie and Rendall, Orkney.