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Alexander Smith (1830 – 1867) was a Scottish poet, novelist, and essayist. At a young age Smith co-founded the Glasgow Addisonian Literary Society, a group of young men who met weekly for an exchange of intellectual ideas. His poems were first published in The Glasgow Citizen, then released in book form as A Life Drama and other Poems in 1853. Afforded by the success of this publication, Smith was recommended for and secured the position of Secretary of Edinburgh University in 1854. His book A Summer in Skye, published in 1865, is considered his greatest work.

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