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Poems on Golf by Edinburgh Burgess Golfing Society

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[Illustration: POEMS ON GOLF]

POEMS ON GOLF

[Decoration]

EDINBURGH Printed for Private Circulation 1867

[Illustration: J.M. CORNER]

Some Members of THE EDINBURGH BURGESS GOLFING SOCIETY having resolved to collect and print a few fugitive pieces in verse relating to the game of GOLF, the following Poems and Songs have been after some labour procured, and are now printed (some for the first time) for private circulation among the Subscribers whose names are appended.

EDINBURGH, April 1867 .

CONTENTS.

PAGE

THE GOFF, an Heroi comical Poem 1

GOLFIANA Address to St. Andrews 20

" The Golfiad 22

" The first Hole at St. Andrews on a crowded day 29

" Another Peep at the Links 36

THE NINE HOLES OF ST. ANDREWS LINKS 48

SCRAP "The following scrap" &c. 56

SONG The Golfers' Garland 57

" The Links o' Innerleven 60

" In praise of Gutta Percha 63

" "Far and Sure" 66

" "Gae bring my guid auld clubs" 68

" "Come, leave your dingy desks" 73

" "When Tom and me were laddies" 77

LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS.

BANNATYNE, ADAM B., Advocate. BARCLAY, JAS., Writer. BAYLEY, GEO., W.S. BELL, W. H., A.C.S. BEVERIDGE, WILL. T. R., A.C.S. BRODIE, WM., R.S.A. BROWN, W. A., Advocate. BROWN, THOMAS, Writer. BURN, GEORGE, W.S.

CALDER, A., Insurance Manager. CHISHOLM, JOHN K., Dentist. CLARK, AND. R., Advocate. CLARK, R., Printer. CURROR, D., S.S.C.

DRUMMOND, JAMES, R.S.A. DRYSDALE, WILLIAM, D.C.S.

FRASER, WM. N., of Tornaveen.

GOUGH, OWEN, Holyrood Palace.

HAY, JAMES, Esq., Leith. HENDERSON, ANDREW, Writer. HENDERSON, DAVID, Writer. HUTCHISON, H., Writer. HUTTON, WM., Writer.

JACK, JNO., Writer. JAMIESON, JAMES T., S.S.C. JOHNSTON, ROB., Solicitor.

KINNEAR, JAS., Writer. KIRKWOOD, JAMES, Merchant.

LANDALE, THO., S.S.C. LEE, ROBERT, Advocate. LEGGAT, JAMES, Coal Master. LEISHMAN, JOHN, W.S.

MACKENZIE, JOHN, W.S. MACMILLAN, H., Writer. M'EWEN, J., Writer. MANN, W., Writer. MELVILLE, F. SUTHER, A.C.S. MILLAR, WM., Board of Supervision. MITCHELL, A., Banker. MONCREIFF, JAMES, M.P., Dean of the Faculty of Advocates. MONCRIEFF, A., Advocate. MORRISON, AD., S.S.C. MURRAY, ANDW., Jun., W.S.

PATTISON, G. H., Advocate.

REID, WILLIAM, Writer.

SHAW, ROBERT B., Assistant Clerk of the Bills. SMITH, DANIEL, Corn Factor. STEVEN, ROBERT, Writer. STEVENSON, PETER, Philosophical Instrument Maker.

THOMS, GEO. H., Advocate. THOMPSON, J. GIBSON. THOMSON, JOHN, S.S.C. THOMSON, W. M., Advocate.

WADDELL, ALEX. PEDDIE, W.S. WELCH, C., Writer, Cupar. WILLIAMSON, JAMES, Traveller. WILSON, GEO. B., Accountant... Continue reading book >>




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