James Beattie Quotes (57 quotes)
“Ah, who can tell how hard it is to climb the steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar?”
The Works of James Beattie: The minstrel, with some other poems. Miscellanies by James Hay Beattie, with an account of his life and character (1809 edition)
The poetical works of Campbell, Goldsmith, and Beattie (1853 edition)
The minstrel; or, The progress of genius: in two parts. With some other poems (1807 edition)
The Poetical Works of James Beattie. (Memoir ... By Alexander Dyce.). (1866 edition)
“When squint-eyed Slander plies the unhallow'd tongue,
From poison'd maw when Treason weaves his line,
And Muse apostate (infamy to song!)
Grovels, low muttering, at Sedition's shrine.”
The Judgment of Paris (1765), stanza 109.
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Born: October 25, 1735
Died: August 18, 1803 (aged 67)
Bio: James Beattie was a Scottish poet, moralist and philosopher.