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Allan Ramsay

Allan Ramsay was a Scottish poet born in Lanarkshire in 1686. He wrote poetry in Scots and English as well as working as a publisher, a librarian, and a wig maker. He collected the sayings of Scotland as A Collection of Scots Proverbs, first published in in the 18th century. This revised volume of proverbs has been selected and translated by Luath Press.