Author:James Beattie

James Beattie

Scottish scholar, poet, essayist and writer

James Beattie


  • An Epitaph
  • Elegy
  • Elegy (Tir'd with the busy crouds)
  • Elegy, Written In The Year 1758
  • Epitaph [To This Grave Is Committed]
  • Epitaph On Two Young Men Of The Name Of Leitch, Who Were Drowned In Crossing The River Southesk
  • Epitaph, Intended For Himself
  • Epitaph: Being Part Of An Inscription For A Monument
  • Hope Beyond The Grave
  • Law
  • Life And Immortality
  • Nature
  • Ode On Lord Hay's Birthday
  • Ode To Hope
  • Ode To Peace
  • On The Report Of A Monument To Be Erected In Westminster Abbey, To The Memory Of A Late Author (Churchill)
  • Pygmaeo-gerano-machia: The Battle Of The Pygmies and Cranes
  • Retirement
  • Song, In Imitation Of Shakspeare's
  • The Hares, A Fable
  • Essay on the Immutability of Moral Sentiment
  • An essay on the nature and immutability of truth, in opposition to sophistry and scepticism
  • Dissertations Moral and Critical (1783)


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