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Life of Dr John Leyden, poet and linguist

by John Reith

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Published by A. Walker & Son in Galashiels .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Linguistics,
  • Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Reith
    ContributionsEdinburgh Border Counties Association (Former owner), Preston School Library (Former owner), Royal College of Physicians of London
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4], v, [1], xviii, [5], 403, x pages, 7 leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages403
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26299926M

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John Leyden: Poet and Linguist () provides a short bibliographic essay on the strengths and weaknesses of earlier Leyden biographies. Life of Dr John Leyden was the author of the only full book dedicated to Leyden's life and works, and positioned himself as the definitive Leyden source.

InLeyden formed an acquaintance with Dr Robert Anderson, editor of The British Poets, and of The Literary Magazine. It was Anderson who later introduced him to Dr Alexander Murray, and Murray, probably, who led him to the study of Eastern languages.

John Leyden,was a British linguist and poet. He was educated at Edinburgh University. Leyden formed friendships with Robert Anderson, and Alexander Murray, with whom he struck a good friendship and friendly rivalry, as Leyden excelled in philology.

Dr. John Casper Leyden M.D., Minister, surgeon, Professor, judge, poet and linguist, was born on the 8th of September, John Leyden was an amazing guy and the tragedy is that this “man of genius” is so little known outside Scotland. Leyden's Cottage was the birthplace of acclaimed Scottish poet and linguist Dr John Leydon in Much of the 18th-century character and detailing have been preserved, including the thatched reed.

To The Ends Of The Earth: Scotland's Global Diaspora, By Tom Devine Two hundred years ago, on 28 Augustthe Rev Dr John Leyden, lawyer, soldier, folklorist, poet, linguist extraordinaire.

John Leyden,poet and linguist Leyden was born in in a cottage on the north side of the Green. His father, a shepherd, was descended from a servant from the university town of Leiden in Holland brought back to Scotland in the 16th century by one of the Douglas family who had studied there.

Whilst one of the earliest accounts of the Sikhs is that of an account dated It was in reference to the relationship between the earliest translations of the Sikhs and the British which saw the release of a project showcasing the work of Dr John Casper Leyden, translator, poet and linguist extraordinaire.

At the time, neither of the parents, John Leyden nor his wife Isabel Scott, could have predicted the fascinating life ahead for their son - a life which was to see him master over 30 Oriental languages, become a minister, surgeon and naturalist, bring him fame as a poet and linguist and earn the respect, admiration and friendship of Sir Walter.

John Leyden, a Scott, was born to this world in at Denholm, some 50 miles south of Edinburgh to a shepherd family. From his early childhood, he was a voracious reader. As he started schooling, his reading continued, much beyond his years and one anecdote stands apart.

As his school was 3 miles away, his father brought him an ass to ride. John Leyden (–). John Leyden, physician and poet, son of John Leyden and Isabella Scott, was born on 8th September at Denholm, in the parish of Cavers, Roxburghshire.

A year later his parents took over a farm 3 miles away in Henlawshiel where Leyden grew up. of The Poetical Works of Dr John Leyden, which was also published in to mark the centenary of Leyden's birth; and, most importantly, John Reith's Life of Dr John Leyden Poet and Linguist, which was published at Galashiels in 1 John Leyden 's Malay Annals, With an Introductory Essay by Virginia Matheson Hooker and M.

Leyden, John (–), linguist and poet, was born on 8 September at Denholm, in the parish of Cavers, near Hawick, Roxburghshire, the son of John Leyden and Isabella Scott. A year later his parents took over a farm 3 miles away in.

Lord Minto's perspective on Leyden. The following letter was written by Lord Minto to his wife in earlyafter a voyage in close proximity to Leyden. The letter is quoted in John Reith, Life of Dr.

John Leyden: Poet and Linguist. (Galashiels: A. Walker & Son, ) on pages The poet and linguist Dr John Leyden () was born in this cottage, which is named after him.

He was an enthusiastic learner renowned for a thirst for knowledge. He was particularly interested in language and poetry and made an important contribution to the recording of 18th century Scottish linguistics during his lifetime. Leyden, John, The poetical remains of the late Dr.

John Leyden, with memoirs of his life, (London: Printed by Strahan and Spottiswoode, for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, ), also by James Morton (page images at HathiTrust) Leyden, John, The poetical works of Dr. John Leyden. John Leyden () John Leyden was born and baptised in Denholm on the 8th Septemberthe son of John Leyden and Isabella Scott.

He spent his early childhood at the farm of Nether Tofts, Henlawshiel, near Ruberslaw, where he was taught to read by his grandmother and attended the parish school of Kirkton from the age of nine.

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John Leyden: Enthralling biography of the famous polymath (minister, surgeon, judge, linguist, poet and naturalist) who lived from to 7 pages or more: Marjory Gavin: Family History Records.