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Sir Gilbert Elliot (1722–1777)

Elliot, Sir Gilbert. A Scotch statesman, philosopher, and poet; born in Teviotdale, Minto Parish (?), Sept. 1722; died at Marseilles, Jan. 11, 1777. His song of ‘Amynta,’ beginning “My sheep I neglected, I broke my sheep hook,” is famous; and he wrote occasional philosophical papers.