Robert Bage

(1728—1801) businessman and novelist

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author of six novels, three of which Scott included in the ‘Ballantyne Novels’. Hermsprong (1796), the most remarkable of Bage's works, is the story of a ‘natural’ man, brought up without the ‘civilized’ conventions of morality or religion, among Native Americans (see Primitivism).

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