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John Veitch (1829–1894)

Veitch, John (vēch). A Scottish poet, littérateur, and philosophical writer; born in Peebles, 1829; died there, Sept. 3, 1894. A memoir of his friend Sir William Hamilton first brought him into notice; but he will be best remembered for his poetical and literary works: ‘Hillside Rhymes’ (1872); ‘The Tweed and Other Poems’ (1875); ‘The History and Poetry of the Scottish Border’ (1878), a monumental work; ‘Merlin, and Other Poems’; ‘The Theism of Wordsworth’; ‘The Feeling for Nature in Scottish Poetry,’ a delightful book.