Dr John Brown

(1810—1882) physician and author

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Scottish physician and essayist, born in Biggar, Lanarkshire, and educated at Edinburgh University, most of whose writings are contained in his three volumes of Horae Subsecivae (1858–82), including Marjorie Fleming and the memorable dog story Rab and his Friends.


Subjects: Literature — Philosophy.

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