Alexander Smith

(1830—1867) poet and essayist

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published in 1853 Poems (including ‘A life‐drama’), which were satirized, along with other works of the Spasmodic school, in Aytoun's Firmilian. He published in 1855 sonnets on the Crimean war jointly with S. T. Dobell; and City Poems in 1857. His best prose is to be seen in A Summer in Skye (1865).

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