Allan Ramsay
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Allan Ramsay

By William Henry Oliphant Smeaton
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  • The Project Gutenberg eBook, Allan Ramsay, by William Henry Oliphant Smeaton
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  • ALLAN RAMSAY
    • PREFACE
    • CONTENTS
    • ALLAN RAMSAY
    • CHAPTER I THE FAMILY TREE
    • CHAPTER II HIS APPRENTICESHIP; A BURGESS OF THE TOWN—1701-7
    • CHAPTER III SCOTLAND IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY; THE UNION; RAMSAY'S MARRIAGE—1707-12
    • CHAPTER IV THE EASY CLUB; EARLY POEMS; EDINBURGH OF LAST CENTURY—1712-16
    • CHAPTER V THE FAVOURITE AT THE 'FOUR-OORS'; FROM WIGMAKER TO BOOKSELLER; THE QUARTO OF 1721—1717-21
    • CHAPTER VI RAMSAY AS AN EDITOR; THE 'TEA-TABLE MISCELLANY' AND THE 'EVERGREEN'—1721-25
    • CHAPTER VII 'THE GENTLE SHEPHERD'; SCOTTISH IDYLLIC POETRY; RAMSAY'S PASTORALS—1725-30
    • CHAPTER VIII RESTING ON HIS LAURELS; BUILDS HIS THEATRE; HIS BOOK OF 'SCOTS PROVERBS'—1730-40
    • CHAPTER IX CLOSING YEARS OF LIFE; HIS HOUSE ON CASTLEHILL; HIS FAMILY; HIS PORTRAITS—1740-58.
    • CHAPTER X RAMSAY AS A PASTORAL POET AND AN ELEGIST
    • CHAPTER XI RAMSAY AS A SATIRIST AND A SONG-WRITER
    • CHAPTER XII RAMSAY'S MISCELLANEOUS POEMS; CONCLUSION
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