Hawthornden sentence example

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  • Masson's Life of Drummond of Hawthornden; and, above all, Masson's Life of Milton; Andrew Lang, Hist.
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  • The two most celebrated resorts, however, amongst the environs of Edinburgh are Roslin (pop. 1805) and Hawthornden.
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  • The walk to Hawthornden, about IIm.
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  • In 1580 Clement Little gave all his books, three hundred volumes, for the beginning of a library, and this was augmented by other valuable benefactions, one of the most interesting of which was the library of Drummond of Hawthornden.
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  • 1572), Buchanan (1582), Alexander Montgomery (1605), Drummond of Hawthornden (1649), Allan Ramsay (1757), Smollett (1771), Fergusson (1774), and Burns (1796), carried on the literary associations of the Scottish capital nearly to the close of the 18th century, when various causes combined to give them new significance and value.
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  • His sister Susannah Fowler married Sir John Drummond, and was mother of the poet William Drummond of Hawthornden.
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  • Ben Jonson told Drummond of Hawthornden that he would willingly have destroyed many of his own poems to be able to claim as his own Southwell's "Burning Babe," an extreme but beautiful example of his fantastic treatment of sacred subjects.
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  • Lord Clifden (L): Jannette (0, L), Hawthornden (L), Wenlock (L), Petrarch (L).
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  • His lyrical poetry was mainly the product of his exile, if we are to believe Ben Jonson, who told Drummond of Hawthornden that Donne "wrote all his best pieces ere he was 25 years old."
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