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James Grahame


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James Grahame : Sabbath, The

'On 7 Aug. 1805 the Wordsworths told Lady Beaumont that "We have just read a poem called the Sabbath written by a very good man in a truly christian spirit ... "'

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Wordsworth Family     


James Grahame : Birds of Scotland

'W[ordsworth] copied out seven lines of Grahame's poem [Birds of Scotland] in a letter to Lady Beaumont of Dec. 1806, written at Coleorton, commending it as "exquisite".'

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: William Wordsworth      


James Grahame : Sabbath, The

'I received yours yesternight with the poem of [italics] the Sabbath [end italics], a good part of which I have already perused and have concluded that the Cameronian hath more in his head than hair'.

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: James Hogg      Print: Unknown


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