James Beattie Essays On Poetry And Music

James BeattieFRSE (; 25 October 1735 – 18 August 1803) was a Scottish poet, moralist and philosopher.

Life[edit]

James Beattie was born the son of a shopkeeper and small farmer at Laurencekirk in the Mearns, and educated at Marischal College (later part of Aberdeen University), graduating in 1753.

In 1760, he was appointed Professor of moral philosophy there as a result of the interest of his intimate friend, Robert Arbuthnot of Haddo. In the following year he published a volume of poems, The Judgment of Paris (1765), which attracted attention. The two works, however, which brought him most fame were An Essay on the Nature and Immutability of Truth, and his poem of The Minstrel. The Essay, intended as an answer to David Hume, had great immediate success, and led to an introduction to the King, a pension of £200, and the degree of LL.D. from Oxford. The first book of The Minstrel was published in 1771 and the second in 1774, and constitutes his true title to remembrance, winning him the praise of Samuel Johnson. It contains much beautiful descriptive writing.

Beattie was prominent in arguing against the institution of slavery, notably in his Essay on the Nature and Immutability of Truth (1770) and Elements of Moral Science.[2]

Beattie was an amateur cellist and member of the Aberdeen Musical Society. He considered questions of music philosophy in his essay On Poetry and Music (written 1762, published 1776), which was republished several times and translated into French in 1798. His poem "The Hermit" was set to music by Tommaso Giordani (1778).[3]

Beattie was co-founder of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1783.

Beattie underwent much domestic sorrow in the death of his wife, Mary Dunn, whom he had married in 1767, and two promising sons, which broke down his own health and spirits. He died in Aberdeen in 1803 and is buried there in St Nicholas' Churchyard.[4]

His niece, Margaret Valentine, married Rev Prof George GlennieFRSE.[5]

Recognition[edit]

A biographical sketch, An Account of the Life of James Beattie, LL.D., was published in 1804 by Alexander Bower.[6]

The poet Robert Burns informed Mrs Frances Dunlop in a letter that the idea of using Coila as the name of his poetic muse first came to him from Beattie's use of a muse named 'Scota' in his Scots language poem of 1768 titled To Mr Alexander at Lochlee.

Beattie is one of the sixteen Scottish poets and writers depicted on the Scott Monument on Princes Street in Edinburgh. He appears on the left side of the east face.

Works[edit]

  • Original Poems and Translations (1760)
  • The Judgement of Paris (1765)
  • Poems on Several Subjects (1766)
  • An Essay on the Nature and Immutability of Truth (1770)
  • The Minstrel; or, The Progress of Genius (two volumes, 1771 and 1774)
  • Essays, on the nature and immutability of truth in opposition to sophistry and scepticism. On poetry and music as they affect the mind. On laughter and ludicrous composition. On the utility of classical learning (1776)
  • Essays on Poetry (1778)
  • Scoticisms, Arranged in Alphabetical Order, Designed to Correct Improprieties of Speech and Writing (1779)
  • Poems on several occasions (1780)
  • Dissertations Moral and Critical (1783)
  • The Evidence of the Christian Religion Briefly and Plainly Stated (two volumes, 1786)
  • The theory of language. Part I. Of the origin and general nature of speech. Part II. Of universal grammar (1788)
  • Elements of Moral Science (two volumes, 1790–1793)
  • The Poetical Works of James Beattie (1831), edited by A. Dyce
  • The poetical works of Beattie, Blair, and Falconer (1868), edited by Charles Cowden Clarke
  • James Beattie's Day-Book, 1773–1778 (1948), edited by R. S. Walker
  • James Beattie's Diary (1948), edited by R. S. Walker

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  •  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Cousin, John William (1910). A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature. London: J. M. Dent & Sons. Wikisource 
  •  Bullen, Arthur Henry (1885). "Beattie, James (1735-1803)". In Stephen, Leslie. Dictionary of National Biography. 4. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 
  •  Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Beattie, James". Encyclopædia Britannica. 3 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 
  • Beattie, James, Elements of Moral Science, 1790. Facsimile ed., 1975, Scholars' Facsimiles & Reprints, ISBN 978-0-8201-1167-4.

Further reading[edit]

External links[edit]

  1. ^Selections from the Scottish Philosophy of Common Sense, ed. by G. A. Johnston (1915), essays by Thomas Reid, Adam Ferguson, James Beattie, and Dugald Stewart (online version).
  2. ^"A North East Story: Abolishing the Slave Trade". Retrieved 2009-02-03. 
  3. ^David Johnson. "James Beattie". In L. Root, Deane. Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press. (subscription required)
  4. ^http://www.royalsoced.org.uk/cms/files/fellows/biographical_index/fells_indexp1.pdf
  5. ^BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF FORMER FELLOWS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF EDINBURGH 1783 – 2002(PDF). The Royal Society of Edinburgh. July 2006. ISBN 0 902 198 84 X. 
  6. ^ Sutton, Charles William (1885–1900). "Bower, Alexander". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 

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  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: An Essay on the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to Sophistry and Scepticism (sixth edition; London: Printed for Edward and CHarles Dilly, 1778) (page images at Google)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The Poetical Works of Beattie, Blair, and Falconer, With Lives, Critical Dissertations, and Explanatory Notes, also by Robert Blair and William Falconer, ed. by George Gilfillan (Gutenberg text)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With a Memoir of Each (Boston: Phillips, Sampson, and Co., 1852), also by William Collins and Thomas Gray (page images at MOA)

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  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Beattie's letters. (London : J. Sharpe, 1820) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Beauties selected from the writings of James Beattie ... To which are prefixed, a life of the author, and an account of his writings. (London: Longman Hurst,Rees & Orme, 1809), also by William Mudford and Thomas Gray (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Dissertations moral and critical. (Philadelphia, Hopkins and Earle, 1809) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Dissertations moral and critical ... (Dublin, Printed for Mess. Exshaw, Walker, Beatty, White, Byrne, Cash, and M'Kenzie, 1783) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Dissertations moral and critical. On memory and imagination. On dreaming. The theory of language. On fable and romance. On the attachments of kindred. Illustrations on sublimity. (London : Printed for W. Strahan, and T. Cadell, and W. Creech at Edinburgh, 1783) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Éléments de science morale, comprenant l'éthique, l'économique, la politique, et la théologie naturelle, avec un appendice sur l'immaterialité et l'immortalité de l'àme. (Paris, Mme Maire-Nyon, 1840), also by Mallet. Charles Auguste (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Elements of moral science; (Edinburgh, Printed for A. Constable and Company; [etc., etc.], 1817) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Elements of moral science. (Edinburgh, Printed for T. Cadell, London, W. Greech, Edinburgh, 1790-93) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Elements of moral science / (Edinburgh : Printed [by Mundell, Doig, and Stevenson] for W. Creech and T. Cadell and W. Davies, London, 1807) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Elements of moral science. By James Beattie. (Philadelphia : Hopkins and Earle, 1809) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Essai sur la poésie et sur la musique : considérées dans les affections de l'ame / (A Paris : Chez Henri Tardieu ... ; Et a Milan : Chez Giegler et Mainardi ..., an VI.e [1797 or 1798]), also by Andrea Mainardi, Jean-Pierre Giegler, and Jacques-Henri Tardieu (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Essai zur la poésie et sur la musique considérées dans les affections de l'âme; (Paris, Chez H. Tardieu [etc., etc.], an VIe [1797]) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: An essay on the nature and immutability of truth, (Phildelphia, S. Wieatt, 1809) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: An essay on the nature and immutability of truth, in opposition to sophistry and scepticism. (London, Printed for J. Mawman, J. G. Barnard, printer, 1807) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: An essay on the nature and immutability of truth, in opposition to sophistry and scepticism. (Edinburgh, Printed for A. Kincaid & J. Bell; [etc., etc.], 1771) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: An essay on the nature and immutability of truth, in opposition to sophistry and scepticism. (London, Printed for E. and C. Dilly; and #. Creech, Edinburgh, 1778) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: An essay on the nature and immutability of truth : in opposition to sophistry and scepticism. (London, Lackington, 1810) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: An essay on the nature and immutability of truth in opposition to sophistry and scepticism, (London : Andrew Wilson, 1818) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Essay on the nature and immutability of truth, in opposition to sophistry and scepticism. (London, Dilly, 1774) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: An essay on the nature and immutability of truth in opposition to sophistry and scepticism / (London : Printed for J. Mawman, 1812) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: An essay on the nature and immutability of truth, in opposition to sophistry and scepticism / (London : Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly ..., and A. Kincaid and W. Creech, Edinburgh, 1773) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: An essay on the nature and immutability of truth : in opposition to sophistry and scepticism / (Edinburgh : Printed for Denham & Dick ... by Thomas Turnbull, 1805) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: An essay on the nature and immutability of truth, in opposition to sophistry and scepticism. By James Beattie. (London, Printed for E. and C. Dilly; A. Kincaid and W. Creech, and J. Bell, Edinburgh, 1772) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Essays: on poetry and music, as they affect the mind; on laughter, and ludicrous composition; on the usefulness of classical learning. (London, Printed for E. and C. Dilly; and W. Creech, Edinburgh, 1779) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Essays: on poetry and music, as they affect the mind; on laughter, and ludicrous composition; on the usefulness of classical learning. (London, Printed for E. and C. Dilly; and W. Creech, Edinburgh, 1779) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Essays, on poetry and music, as they affect the mind : on laughter, and ludicrous composition : on the utility of classical learning. (Edinburgh : Printed for E. and C. Dilly, 1778) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Essays on the nature and immutability of truth, in opposition to sophistry and scepticism; on poetry and music as they affect the mind; on laughter, and ludicrous composition; on the utility of classical learning, by James Beattie .. (Edinburgh, Printed for the author..., 1777) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Essays: on the nature and immutability of truth, in opposition to sophistry and scepticism; on poetry and musick, as they affect the mind; on laughter, and ludicrous composition; on the utility of classical learning. (Philadelphia, Hopkins & Earle, 1809) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Essays : on the nature and immutability of truth, in opposition to sophistry and scepticism; on poetry and music, as they affect the mind; on laughter, and ludicrous composition; on the utility of classical learning / (Edinburgh : Printed for W. Creech, [etc.], 1776) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Essays on the nature and immutability of truth, in opposition to sophistry and scepticism; on poetry and music, as they affect the mind; on laughter, and ludicrous composition; on the utility of classical learning. (Edinburgh, Printed for the author, 1777) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Essays. On the nature and immutability of truth, in opposition to sophistry and scepticism. On poetry and music, as they affect the mind. On laughter, and ludicrous composition. On the utility of classical learning. (Edinburgh, Printed for W. Creech, 1776) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Essays on the nature and immutability of truth, in opposition to sophistry and scepticism : on poetry and music, as they affect the mind : on laughter, and ludicrous composition and, on the utility of classical learning / by James Beattie. (Dublin : Printed for C. Jenkin, 1778) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: James Beattie, the minstrel : some unpublished letters / (Aberdeen : Aberdeen Daily Journal Office, 1908), also by Alexander Mackie (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The judgement of Paris. A poem. By James Beattie. (London : Printed for T. Becket and P. A. DeHondt; and J. Balfour, 1765) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The minstrel; (London, J. Sharpe, 1817) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The minstrel; (London, Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington; [etc., etc.], 1811), also by Alexander Chalmers (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The Minstrel, &c., to which are added Miscellanies, (London, 1807) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The minstrel / (London ; New York : G. Routledge, 1858) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The minstrel : in two books, with some other poems / (London : Printed by J. M'Creery for J. Johnson, 1807), also by James Hay Beattie (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The minstrel, in two books, with some other poems; to which are now added, Miscellanies, (Philadelphia, Published by Hopkins and Earle; Fry and Kammerer. Printers, 1809), also by James Hay Beattie (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The minstrel: or, The progress of genius, (New York: Published and sold by Collins and co., 1812), also by William Falconer (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The minstrel; or, The progress of genius. A poem. (London, Printed for E. & C. Dilly, 1771-1774) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The minstrel; or, The progress of genius; and other poems. (London, Printed for J. Sharpe, 1819), illust. by Richard Westall (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The minstrel; or, The progress of genius: and other poems. (London, J. Sharpe, 1823) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The minstrel; or, The progress of genius: and other poems. (New York, R. & W. A Bartow; Richmond, (Vir.), W. A. Bartow & co., Gray & Bunce, printers, 1821) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The minstrel, or, The progress of genius and other poems / (London : Printed for J. Sharpe, Piccadilly, by C. Whittingham, Chiswick, MDCCCXVI [1816]), also by John Pye, James Mitan, Charles Heath, and Richard Westall (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The minstrel; or, The progress of genius: and other poems. To which is prefixed a life of the author. (Edinburgh, T. Oliver, 1804) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The minstrel; or, The progress of genius. In two books. With some other poems. (New-York, Published by William Durell, no. 106, Maiden-Lane, P. Heard, printer, 1802), illust. by Alexander Anderson (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The minstrel, Or, the progress of genius in two books, with some other poems / (London : Printed by T. Gillet for C. Dilly, 1797) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The minstrel, or, The progress of genius : in two parts : with some other poems / (Alnwick : Printed by Catnach and Davison, 1808), also by John Thurston and Luke Clennel (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The Minstrel; or the Progress of Genius: with some other poems (Gutenberg ebook)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The minstrel : or, The progress of genius, with some other poems / (London : Printed for J. Mawman, by T. Bensley, 1806), also by Alexander Chalmers (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Moralische und kritische Abhandlungen. Aus dem Englischen mit Zusätzen und einer Vorrede. (Göttingen, Brose, 1789-91) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The muse's pocket companion. : A collection of poems. (Dublin: : Printed by William Colles ..., 1787) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Poems / (New-York : Published by R. & W.A. Bartow ... and W.A. Bartow, Richmond, (Vir.) : J. Gray & Co. printers, 1820), also by Oliver Goldsmith (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Poems of established reputation, to wit: 1st. The art of preserving health, (Baltimore, Warner & Hanna, 1802), also by William Cowper, John Armstrong, and Mark Akenside (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poems of William Mason. (Chiswick : Press of C. Whittingham, [1822]), also by William Mason (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poems of William Mason ... (Chiswick, Press of C. Whittingham, [1822]), also by William Mason (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Poesie liriche e varie, (Napoli, Torchi di A. Nobile, 1825), also by Thomas James Mathias, Mark Akenside, John Armstrong, William Mason, and John Milton (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Poésies anglaises. Beattie, Rogers, Campbell, Southey, Goldsmith, Gray, Montgomery, Wordsworth, Kirke White, Moss, Carter. Traduction nouvelle, avec notices. (Paris, Bureau de la Bibliothèque choisie, 1830), also by Elizabeth Carter, Thomas Moss, Henry Kirke White, William Wordsworth, James Montgomery, Thomas Gray, Oliver Goldsmith, Robert Southey, Thomas Campbell, Samuel Rogers, Eugène.4trl Henrion, and Jean Baptiste Augustin Soulié (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Poetical works. (London : Bell and Daldy, 1870), also by Alexander Dyce (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of Akenside and Beattie : with a memoir of each. (Boston : Houghton Osgood, 1878), also by Mark Akenside and Alexander Dyce (page images at HathiTrust; US access only)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Poetical works of Akenside and Beattie with a memoir of each. (Boston, Houghton, [1864]), also by Mark Akenside (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of Akenside and Beattie, with a memoir of each ... (Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and company, 1880), also by Mark Akenside and Alexander Dyce (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of Beattie, Blair, and Falconer. With lives, critical dissertations, and explanatory notes, (Edinburgh, J. Nichol; [etc., etc.], 1854), also by William Falconer and Robert Blair (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of Beattie, Blair, and Falconer : with lives, critical dissertations, and explanatory notes / (London : Cassell, Petter & Galpin, [1878]), also by Charles Cowden Clarke, George Gilfillan, William Falconer, and Robert Blair (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of Beattie, Blair and Falconer; with lives, critical dissertations and explanatory notes by George Gilfillan. (Edinburgh : J. Nichol, 1854) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie. : With a memoir of each. (Boston : Phillips, Sampson, and company, 1852), also by William Collins and Thomas Gray (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie, with a memoir of each. (New York, Turner & Hayden, 1844), also by William Collins and Thomas Gray (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie. With a memoir of each. (Boston : Phillips, Sampson, 1851), also by William Collins and Thomas Gray (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of Goldsmith, Beattie, and Campbell. (London, T. Nelson, 1853), also by Thomas Campbell and Oliver Goldsmith (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of James Beattie. (London, Bell and Daldy, 1866), also by Alexander Dyce (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of James Beattie. (London : W. Pickering, 1831), also by Alexander Dyce (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of James Beattie. (London : W. Pickering, 1853) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of James Beattie. (London : Bell and Daldy, 1866), also by Alexander Dyce (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The Poetical Works of James Beattie, contrib. by Alexander Dyce (Gutenberg ebook)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of James Beattie / (Boston : Little, Brown, & Company, c1854), also by Alexander Dyce (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of James Beattie [electronic resource] : and the poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith. (Montreal : W.B. Cordier, 1866), also by Oliver Goldsmith (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of James Beattie and William Collins. (London, Printed for F.C. & J. Rivington; J. Nunn, 1823), also by William Collins (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of James Beattie and William Collins. With memoirs of their lives and writings, (London, D. Bogue, 1846), also by William. Poems Collins (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of James Beattie. With a memoir. (Boston, J. R. Osgood & company, 1871), also by Alexander Dyce (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of James Beattie. With a memoir. (Boston, J.R. Osgood & company, 1871) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of James Beattie : With a memoir by Rev. Alexander Dyce. (London : G. Bell, 1894), also by Alexander Dyce (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of James Beattie. With a memoir of the author, by Rev. Alexander Dyce. (Boston, Little, Brown and company; New York, Evans and Dickerson; [etc., etc.,], 1854), also by Alexander Dyce (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of James Beattie. With a memoir of the author, by Rev. Alexander Dyce. (Boston, Little, Brown and company; New York, Evans and Dickerson; [etc., etc.], 1854) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of James Thomson, James Beattie, Gilbert West, and John Bampfylde. (London, Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, [1853]), also by James Thomson, John Bampfylde, and Gilbert West, illust. by Myles Birket Foster (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins. (Philadephia : J. Grigg, 1831), also by William Collins, Thomas Gray, Edward Young, and John Milton (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins. (Philadelphia : Grigg & Elliot, 1845), also by William Collins, Thomas Gray, Edward Young, and John Milton (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The Poetical works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins. (Philadelphia, J. Grigg, 1836), also by William Collins, Thomas Gray, Edward Young, and John Milton (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins. (Philadelphia : J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1859), also by John Milton, William Collins, Thomas Gray, and Edward Young (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins. (Philadephia : J. Grigg, 1832), also by William Collins, Thomas Gray, Edward Young, and John Milton (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The Poetical works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins : complete in one volume. (Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo, 1850), also by William Collins, Thomas Gray, Edward Young, and John Milton (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The poetical works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins. Complete in one volume. (Philadephia, J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1867), also by William Collins, Thomas Gray, Edward Young, and John. Poems. 1867 Milton (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The Poetical works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins : complete in one volume / (Philadelphia : J. Grigg, 1836), also by William Collins, Thomas Gray, Edward Young, and John Milton (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Select works of the British poets in a chronologica series : with biographical and critical notices. (Philadelphia : [s.n.], 1848), also by John Aikin, George Croly, Robert Southey, Walter Scott, William Falconer, and Ben Jonson (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Selections from the Scottish philosophy of common sense. (Chicago, London, The Open Court Publishing Company, 1915), also by G. A. Johnston, Dugald Stewart, Adam Ferguson, and Thomas Reid (page images at HathiTrust; US access only)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: Some unpublished letters, (Aberdeen, "Aberdeen Daily Journal" Office, 1908), also by Alexander Mackie (page images at HathiTrust; US access only)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The theory of language. Part I. Of the origin and general nature of speech. Part II. Of universal grammar. (London, A. Strahan; [etc., etc.], 1788) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The works of James Beattie. ([Philadelphia, Hopkins and Earle, 1809]) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The works of James Beattie ... ([Philadelphia, Published by Hopkins and Earle, Fry and Kammerer, printers, 1809]) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The works of James Beattie, LL.D. (Philadelphia : Published by Hopkins and Earle, Fry and Kammerer, printers, 1809) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Beattie, James, 1735-1803: The wreath : containing The minstrel and other favorite poems, to which is added the life of Beattie. (London : W. Suttaby & B. Corrall, 1806), also by Roy Collection (page images at HathiTrust)

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