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ROBERT (1774-1810).-Poet, _b._ in Paisley where he was a weaver. In 1807 he _pub._ a small vol. of poems and songs, which met with success, and carried his hitherto local fame over his native country. Always delicate and sensitive, a disappointment in regard to the publication of an enlarged ed. of his poems so wrought upon a lowness of spirits, to which he was subject, that he drowned himself in a canal. His longer pieces are now forgotten, but some of his songs have achieved a popularity only second to that of some of Burns's best. Among these are _The Braes of Balquhidder_, _Gloomy Winter's now awa'_ and _The Bonnie Wood o' Craigielea_.

Литературная энциклопедия.