Hogg, James (M)

d. 21 November 1835. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Poet, song writer, novelist, and essayist, writing in Scots and English. Pseudonyms: “The Ettrick Shepherd,” “J. H.” Born c. 1770; Church at Ettrick records baptism date as 9 December 1770. Son of a shepherd, Hogg also worked as a shepherd from 1790 to 1800. Travelled to Edinburgh in 1810 to establish writing career. First collection of poetry, *Scottish Pastorals*, published in 1801. Well connected with many literary figures, including Sir Walter Scott, William Wordsworth, and Allan Cunningham. Published novels include *The Brownie of Bodsbeck and Other Tales* (1818) and *The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner* (1824). Contributor to *Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine* and *Fraser’s Magazine*. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (KF, SCM)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 94
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Notices Concerning the Scottish Gypsies 1817-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8049
Verses Recited by the Author, in a Party of his Countrymen, on the Day that the News arrived of our final Victory over the French 1817-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7961
A Last Adieu 1817-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7962
Elegy 1817-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8017
A Hebrew Melody 1818-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8112
To the Publisher 1818-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8142
Sonnet to John Carnegie, Esq. 1818-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8202
On Carmel’s Brow. A Hebrew Melody 1818-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8205
“O hone, Odoherty!” 1818-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8176
Verses, Addressed to the Right Hon. Lady Anne Scott of Buccleuch 1818-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8286
Song to a Salmon 1819-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7895
Lines to Miss Fanny Forman, on Bidding her Farewell 1819-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7795
Dr. Scott’s Farewell to Braemar 1819-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7801
L’Envoy; An Excellent New Song in Honour of Dr. Scott 1819-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7800
“O sairly may I rue the day I fancied first the women-kind” 1822-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9898
“Come all ye jolly shepherds that whistle thro’ the glen” 1823-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9939
The Left-Handed Fiddler 1824-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10159
New Christmas Carol 1824-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10167
To Odoherty, In Answer to “Farewell,” &c 1825-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10184
The Grousome Caryl; Ane Most Treuthful Ballant 1825-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10172
“If e’er you would be a brave fellow, young man” 1825-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10198
Hymn to the Devil 1825-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10197
The Laird o’ Lamington 1825-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10213
The Witch of the Gray Thorn 1825-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10219
Ringan and May. Ane Richte Mournfulle Dityee 1825-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10217
The Brakens Wi’ Me 1825-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10320
Wat O’ Buccleuch 1826-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10442
On the Duke of Buccleuch’s Birth-Day 1826-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10441
The Great Muckle Village of Balmaquhapple 1826-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10454
Meg O’ Marley 1826-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10455
My Bonny Mary 1826-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10553
“O weel befa’ the maiden gay” 1826-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10556
Tam Nelson 1826-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10584
“There’s some souls ’ill yammer and cheep” 1826-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10585
“I lookit east—I lookit west” 1826-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10583
Sing Round About Hawick, &c 1827-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10777
Ode for Music. On the Death of Lord Byron 1827-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10621
The Perilis of Wemyng. Ane moste woeful Tragedye 1827-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10850
Ane Pastorale of the Rocke 1827-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10879
The Descent of Love 1828 Forget-Me-Not Poet 14088
The Sky-Lark 1828 Forget-Me-Not Poet 13981
“O, mother, tell the laird o’t” 1828-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10759
Moralitas 1828-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10758
Ane Rychte Gude and Preytious Ballande 1828-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10704
“I sing of a land that was famous of yore” 1828-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10713
The Goode Manne of Allowa. Ane most strainge and treuthfulle Ballande 1828-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10714
Song—“John Nicholson’s Daughter” 1828-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10717
St. Mary of the Lows 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15524
Jock Johnstone the Tinkler 1829-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10473
Will and Sandy. A Scots Pastoral 1829-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10511
John Weir, A Ballad 1829-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10296
“O, Love’s a bitter thing to bide” 1829-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10527
“That very night the mysterious dame” 1829-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10325
Hymn Over a Dying Virgin 1829-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10324
Maria Gray. A Song 1829-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10319
“Let them cant about Adam and Eve—frae my saul” 1829-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10530
“O great was the wonder, and great was the dread” 1829-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10321
Elen of Reigh 1829-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10316
The p and the q; or, the Adventures of Jock M’Pherson 1829-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10365
A Bard’s Address to his Youngest Daughter 1829-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10398
The Last Stork 1830-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10051
The Lairde of Lonne. Ane Rychte Breiffe and Wyttie Ballande, compilit by Maister Hougge 1830-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10060
A Greek Pastoral 1830-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10068
The First Sermon 1830-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10071
A Real Vision 1830-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10115
The Origin of the Fairies 1830-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10134
Jocke Taittis Expeditioune Till Hell 1830-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10239
A Sunday Pastoral 1830-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10243
The Raid of the Kers 1830-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10246
King Willie 1831-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10949
“O, weel befa’ the maiden gay” 1831-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10974
Johnne Graimis Eckspeditioun Till Hevin. Compilit Be Mr Hougge 1831-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10977
The Miser’s Grave 1831-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10985
“Would you know what a Whig is, and always was” 1831-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11073
The Magic Mirror 1831-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11081
Lyttil Pynkie 1831-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11086
The Monitors 1831-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11088
Maggy O’ Buccleuch 1832 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15283
The Battle of the Boyne 1832 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15300
Mora Campbell 1834-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11911
The Skylark 1834-06-21 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3245
I. Lord B—m to a Great Personage 1835-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11614
II. Lord B—m to Lord A—th—e 1835-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11615
Letter III. L—d B—m to to Joseph Grimaldi, Esq. On a Coalition 1835-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11621
Verses to the Comet of 1811 1835-10-24 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3354
The Lord of Balloch 1836 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15341
The Auld Man’s Farewell to his Wee House 1836-07-09 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3419
Bonny Mary 1840-10-17 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5228
A Widow’s Wail 1840-10-17 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5229
Father’s Lament 1840-10-17 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5230
“Oh, my lassie, our joy to complete again” 1840-10-17 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12307
“Dweller in heaven high, Ruler below!” 1882-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8965
The Skylark 1890-07 Atalanta Poet 2040
The Spectre’s Cradle-Song 1892-09 Victorian Magazine Poet 1545