Beattie, James

Beattie, James,

1735–1803, Scottish poet and essayist. Educated at Marischal College, Aberdeen, he later became professor of moral philosophy there. His fame in his own lifetime rested on two works, Essay on the Nature and Immutability of Truth (1770), an attack on Hume, and The Minstrel (1771–74), an autobiographical poem in Spenserian stanzas. In describing the formation of a poet's mind, The Minstrel emphasizes the effect of nature; the poem influenced the 19th-century romantics, particularly Lord ByronByron, George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron
, 1788–1824, English poet and satirist. Early Life and Works

He was the son of Capt. John ("Mad Jack") Byron and his second wife, Catherine Gordon of Gight.
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I am in touch with James Beattie, James McFadden, I still talk to Dunc once in a while, Lee Carsley, Kevin Kilbane, Kevin Campbell - I am still in touch with them all.
Defenders: Martin Beattie, James Brewerton, Peter Hoy, Les Davies, Michael Johnston, Kieran Killackey, Dave Swanick.
Everton need another striker as, following Bent's departure, they only have James Beattie, James McFadden and the ageing Duncan Ferguson, whose own future at Goodison has been subject to speculation, available to play up front.
Joe Daniels hit Boaler for six, scoring a double hat-trick in Wilko's (Sean Currie 2, Kieran Campbell 2, John Beattie, James Johnston, Neil Breth-erton, Liam Murt, Jack Morton) 15-0 win in the under 12s, where Ryan Lee Lawton scored half of The Celts' (Daniel Jarvis 2, Liam Parkinson, Jay Ellison) eight against Leighbridge (Liam Hanlon) and a Sean Brown hat-trick helped The Mags' (Tom Smith 2, Alex Birmingham 2) to a 7-1 win over FC Halsall (Chris Mune).
Johnson's arrival has strengthened Moyes's attacking options, with James Beattie, James McFadden, Victor Anichebe and James Vaughan all vying for a starting role.
The manager has various options at his disposal, with James Beattie, James Mc- Fadden or Victor Anichebe offering a selection dilemma.
Johnson's arrival has strengthened Moyes' attacking options, with James Beattie, James McFadden, Victor Anichebe and James Vaughan all vying for a starting role.
In Andy Johnson they have signed a proven Premiership goalscorer to partner James Beattie, James Mc
Besides Johnson, Moyes can call upon James Beattie, James McFadden, Victor Anichebe and, when he regains fitness, James Vaughan in attack.
Byline: BRIAN READE, Budget reporting team: Jason Beattie, James Lyons, Tom Mctague, Graham Hiscott, Tricia Phillips, Mark Ellis, Jeremy Armstrong, Martin Bagot, Euan Stretch, Luke Traynor
Moyes admitted it wasn't the easiest of decisions to let Bent leave, particularly as the manager now has James Beattie, James McFadden and Duncan Ferguson as his only recognised strikers.