Representative Poetry Online
  Poet Index   Poem Index   Random   Search  
  Introduction   Timeline   Calendar   Glossary   Criticism   Bibliography  
  RPO   Canadian Poetry   UTEL  
by Name
by Date
by Title
by First Line
by Last Line
Short poem

Selected Poetry of William Mickle (1735-1788)

from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

And will I see his face again,
And will I hear him speak?
I'm downright dizzy wi' the thought,
In troth I'm like to greet.
        (There's Nae Luck about the House, 65-68)
  1. Cumnor Hall
  2. There's Nae Luck about the House

Biographical information

Given name: William
Family name: Mickle
Birth date: 28 September 1735
Death date: 28 October 1788
Nationality: Scottish
Family relations
          father: Alexander Meikle
          mother: Julian Meikle
          wife: Mary Mickle (from 3 June 1781)
Language: English
          Langholm grammar school
          Edinburgh high school to 1750
Literary period: Augustan
          Corrector, Clarendon Press
          Secretary to Romney man-of-war
          Langholm, Dumfriesshire: 28 September 1735
          Wheatley, near Oxford: 1781
Buried at: Forest Hill churchyard
First RPO edition: 1996-2000