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William Julius Mickle (1735–1788)

Mickle, William Julius. A Scottish poet; born at Langholm, Dumfriesshire, Sept. 28, 1735; died at Forest Hill, Oct. 28, 1788. He translated into English the ‘Lusiad’ (new ed. 1798), the national epic of Portugal; and wrote ‘Syr Martyn’ (1778); ‘Almada Hill’ (1781), etc. He is said to have been the author of the song ‘There’s Nae Luck aboot the Hoose.’ ‘Poetical Works,’ with life, 1806.