1806 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. John Ogilvie

William Forbes, in Life and Writings of James Beattie (1806) 1:38n.



The Reverend Dr. John Ogilvie, minister at Midmar in Aberdeenshire, author of Providence, and other poems of very considerable merit, especially his earlier lyric compositions. He also published An Enquiry into the Causes of the Infidelity and Scepticism of the Times, a book containing much valuable matter.