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By Allan Ramsay
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Published
Edinburgh : Printed for the author at the Mercury, opposite to Niddry's-Wynd, 1720.
Language
English
Contents
  • To Allan Ramsay, on his poetical works / J. Burchett
  • The morning interview. : An heroi-comical poem. / By Alan Ramsay.
  • Edinburgh : Printed for the author, 1720 (A-C⁴; 24 p.)
  • Elegy on Maggie Johnston [and others] (Foxon, R47)
  • Tartana: or The plaid. 2nd ed. (Foxon, R98)
  • Christ's-Kirk on the green, in three cantos (Foxon R40; Canto III begins "Now frae East Nook o'Fife the Dawn")
  • Scots songs. 2nd ed. (Foxon R91)
  • The scriblers lash'd. 2nd ed. (Foxon R95)
  • Content. 2nd ed. (Foxon R42)
  • Richy and Sandy (Foxon R82)
  • Familiar epistles (Foxon R52)
  • Prologue. Spoke by one of the young gentlemen. (Foxon, v. 1, p. 666)
  • Bessy Bell and Mary Gray (Foxon, v. 1, p. 662)
  • Patie and Roger (Foxon R76)
  • Wealth, or The woody (Foxon R105)
  • Highland laddie (Foxon R58)
  • Young laird (p. 85-88; See Foxon R108)
  • Prospect of plenty (Foxon R80)
  • Scots songs, viz. Mary Scot ... ([1] leaf, 245-260 p.; Foxon R92, without leaf pi2)
  • Rise and fall of stocks, 1720 ([261]-276 p.; Foxon R87)
  • -- Life and acts of, or, An elegie on Patie Birnie. Prologue. To Mr. William Aikman. Cupid thrown into the South-Sea. To the Musick Club. On friendship. To the Whin-Bush Club. On the great eclipse. The gentleman's qualifications. Inscription on the gold tea-pot. Inscription engraven on the piece of plate. Spoken to two young ladies. To the Ph
  • -. Patie and Pegie. The mill, mill
  • o. Colin and Grisy parting. Keitha. The beautiful rose tree enclosed. Spoken to three young ladies. An epistle to James Arbuckle. On wit. To the Right Honourable the Town Council of Edinburgh. To some young ladies. To the Right Honourable William, Earl of Dalhousie. Clyde's welcome. On the most Honourable the Marquess of Bowmont's cutting off his hair. Epistle to a friend at Florence. To Sir William Bennet. Horace to Virgil. Ode to Mr. F
  • -. To R-- H-- B
  • . To Mr. Joseph Mitchel. Poet's wish. Conclusion. (p. 277-364)
Description
ca. 378 p. in various pagings ; 18 cm. (8vo)
Notes
  • In April 1720, Ramsay provided preliminary leaves, with title page as above, for his previously published works. Later poems were added as they were printed, and, as the constituent parts were reprinted, an attempt was made to give continuous pagination to the volume. -- Cf. Foxon, v. 1, p. 659.
  • Recat. from: Pr3657 .A1 1721
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