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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

John Watson (Ian Maclaren) (1850–1907)

Watson, John [“Ian Maclaren”]. A noted Scottish Presbyterian preacher, and novelist; born in Essex, Nov. 3, 1850; died on May 6, 1907. After 1880 he was long settled over the Sefton Park Church, Liverpool. He published: ‘The Days of Auld Lang Syne’ (1893); ‘Beside the Bonnie Briar Bush’ (1894); both very popular; ‘The Upper Room’ (1895); ‘Kate Carnegie’ (1896); ‘The Cure of Souls’ (1896); ‘Home Making’; ‘The Mind of the Master’ (1896); ‘Ideals of Strength’ (1897); ‘The Potter’s Wheel’ (1897); etc. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).