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(b. Forest of Ettrick, Selkirkshire, January 25th, 1772; d. Altrive, November 21st, 1835). The Mistakes of a Night (1794); Verses (1801); The Mountain Bard (1807); The Queens Wake (1813); Madoc of the Moor, The Pilgrims of the Sun, The Poetic Mirror, Queen Hynde, and other poems; together with the following prose works:The Brownie of Bodsbeck, Winter Evening Tales, The Three Perils of Man, The Three Perils of Women, The Altrive Tales, The Confessions of a Justified Sinner, Lay Sermons, and A Life of Sir Walter Scott.