Wilson, Andrew (M)

b. 1831. d. 8 June 1881. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Poet, translator, writer, and traveller. Born in Bombay. Father was John Wilson (1804-1875), missionary and orientalist. Educated at the universities of Edinburgh and Tübingen. Travelled widely in United States, Europe, China, and India. Edited *China Mail* (1858-1860) while he lived in Hong Kong, and *Times of India* (1873). Converted to Buddhism while living in China. Published essays in *Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine*, and volume publications include *The Abode of Snow: Observations on a Journey from Chinese Tibet to the Indian Caucasus, Through the Upper Valleys of the Himalaya* (1875) that reprinted essays from *Blackwood’s*. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 16
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“Life from each star above is beaming” 1856-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 9313
“Nation on Nation, Man upon Man” 1856-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9370
“From the mountain to the champlaign” 1856-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 9307
“Cable and shroud! the blast howls loud” 1856-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 9369
Vanitas! Vanitatum Vanitas! 1856-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 9312
“In blue waving mists and in the deep snow” 1856-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9367
“How lordly smileth” 1856-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 9362
“Forth rushes the water” 1856-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 9358
Bergstimme 1856-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 9311
“Sing not in that strain so dulful” 1856-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 9360
“Who never eat with tears their bread” 1856-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 9357
Trinklied 1856-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 9315
“Lovely eyes in loved ones gazing” 1856-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 9359
“Ah! if thou wert mine own, love” 1856-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 9365
The Sleepers 1864-02 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14047
Das Göttliche 1875-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 9790