Macnish, Robert (M)

b. 5 February 1802. d. 16 January 1837. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Poet and physician. Pseudonym: “A Modern Pythagorean.” Born in Glasgow and educated at the University of Glasgow. Author of *The Anatomy of Drunkenness* (1827) and *The Philosophy of Sleep* (1830). Influenced by phrenology. Friend of David Moir. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
To a Scene in Caithness 1827-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10877
To a Child 1828-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10768
To the Rhine 1828-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10830
The Music of the Spheres 1828-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10706
On a Girl Sleeping 1829-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10471
Poetical Portraits 1830-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10066
The Tear 1830-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10136
Remembrance 1831-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10954
Christmas Carol. In Honour of Maga. Sung by the Contributors 1831-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10924
The Tear 1832 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15287
Song 1832 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15274
Southey 1838-05-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13870
Burns 1838-06-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13869
Gray 1838-06-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13868
Campbell 1838-06-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13873
Wordsworth 1838-06-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13872
Shelley 1838-06-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13877
Hemans 1838-06-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13876
Moore 1838-06-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13880
Thomson 1838-06-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13867
Coleridge 1838-06-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13871
Wilson 1838-06-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13875
Byron 1838-06-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13879
Shakespeare 1838-06-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3595
Milton 1838-06-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13866
Scott 1838-06-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13874
Hogg 1838-06-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13878