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John Veitch

Veitch, John (1829–1894). Philosophic and miscellaneous writer, born at Peebles, ed. at University and New College, Edinburgh, was assistant to Sir Wm. Hamilton (q.v.), 1856–60, Prof. of Logic at St. Andrews, 1860–64, and Glasgow, 1864–94. He was a voluminous and accomplished writer, his works including Lives of Dugald Stewart (1857) and Sir W. Hamilton (1869), Tweed and other Poems (1875), History and Poetry of the Scottish Border (1877), Feeling for Nature in Scottish Poetry (1887), Merlin and other Poems (1889), Border Essays (1896), and Dualism and Monism (1895).

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