James Beattie (poet)

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James Beattie
Dr James Beattie.jpg
Born 25 October 1735(1735-10-25)
Laurencekirk, Kincairdineshire
Died 18 August 1803(1803-08-18) (aged 67)
Aiberdeen
Naitionality Scots
Thrift scholar, poet
Notable wirk(s) Essay on the Nature and Immutability of Truth (1770); The Minstrel (1771–74)

James Beattie FRSE (25 October 1735 – 18 August 1803) wis a Scots poet, moralist an filosofer.