Allan Ramsay

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Allan Ramsay (15 October 1686 – 7 Januar 1758) wis a Scots poet (or makar), playwricht, publisher, leebrarian, an impresario o early Enlichtenment Edinburgh.

Allan Ramsay
Allan-Ramsay.jpg
Portrait pentit in 1722
by William Aikman (1682–1731)[1]
Born15 October 1686(1686-10-15)
Leidhills, Lanrikshire, Scotland
Dee'd7 Januar 1758(1758-01-07) (aged 71)
Thriftpoet
NaitionalityScots

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  1. Ramsay's friend, Sir John Clerk of Penicuik, owned Aikman's portrait of Ramsay, in imitation of whose verse he had written on the back of the canvas:
    Here painted on this canvas clout
    by Aikman's hand is Ramsay's snout
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