John Logan (1748-1788 / Scotland)
Biography of John Logan
John Logan (1748–1788) was a minister in Leith, Scotland. He was born at Soutra, Midlothian, to farmer George Logan. He was presented the charge of South Leith in 1771, and was ordained in 1773.
He published poems by Michael Bruce after Bruce's death.
John Logan's Works:
Elements of the Philosophy of History (1781)
An Essay on the Manners and Governments of Asia (1782)
Runnamede, a tragedy (1783)
Review of the Principal Charges against Warren Hastings (1788)
[Posthumous] Sermons, two volumes, (1790, 1791)
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- A Tale
- Heavenly Wisdom
- Hymn IX. Where high the heavenly temple ...
- Hymn V. Behold! the mountain of the Lord
- Hymn VI. Behold! th' Ambassador Divine
- Hymn VII. Messiah! at thy glad approach
- Hymn VIII. When Jesus, by the Virgin bro...
- Monimia. An Ode
- Ode - On the Death of a Young Lady
- Ode to a Man of Letters
- Ode To a Young Lady
- Ode to Sleep
- Ode To The Cuckoo
- Ode to Women
Three moves in sixth months and I remain
Two homes made two friends.
The third leaves me with myself again.
(We hardly speak.)
Here I am with tame ducks
and my neighbors' boats,
only this electric heat
against the April damp.