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Ram·say

 (răm′zē), Allan 1686-1758.
Scottish poet noted for his patriotic and pastoral works, including the drama The Gentle Shepherd (1725).

Ram·say

 (răm′zē), Sir William 1852-1916.
British chemist. He won a 1904 Nobel Prize for discovering the noble gases argon, helium, neon, xenon, and krypton.

Ramsay

(ˈræmzɪ)
n
1. (Biography) Allan. ?1686–1758, Scottish poet, editor, and bookseller, noted particularly for his pastoral comedy The Gentle Shepherd (1725): first person to introduce the circulating library in Scotland
2. (Biography) his son, Allan 1713–84, Scottish portrait painter
3. (Biography) James Andrew Broun Ramsay See Dalhousie2
4. (Biography) Gordon. born 1963, British chef and restaurateur; achieved a third Michelin star (2001)
5. (Biography) Sir William. 1852–1916, Scottish chemist. He discovered argon (1894) with Rayleigh, isolated helium (1895), and identified neon, krypton, and xenon: Nobel prize for chemistry 1904

Ram•say

(ˈræm zi)

n.
1. Allan, 1686–1758, Scottish poet.
2. George, Dalhousie, George Ramsay, Earl of.
3. James Andrew Broun, Dalhousie, James Andrew Broun Ramsay, 1st Marquis and 10th Earl of.
4. Sir William, 1852–1916, English chemist.
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Burns is everybody's poet, a large piece in a jigsaw of Scottish cultural greats, a man influenced by the men of his time - Allan Ramsay and Robert Fergusson - and in turn a man who has influenced thousands of poets, musicians, politicians, lovers and dreamers the world over.
In a portrait painted by Sir Allan Ramsay, Queen Charlotte's hair is piled high in curly ringlets.
Portrait of Sir Aubrey Fiennes Trotman-Dickenson, who has died aged 90, by Allan Ramsay
Conversely, the ballad published in the early eighteenth century by the notoriously unreliable Allan Ramsay, and presumably transcribed from a source now lost to us, bears linguistic hallmarks (Old Scots words, spellings, and pronunciations) that are wholly consistent with a fifteenth-century origin, indicating that it is one of the earliest and perhaps most accurate accounts of the battle.
The most powerful and influential figures in Britain clamoured to have their portraits painted by Allan Ramsay and guIDe Henry Raeburn and their houses designed by Robert Adam; they stood in awe at the epic Highland landscapes of Horatio McCulloch and wept at the sensitive genre paintings of David Wilkie.
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Eighty portraits, drawings and miniatures, including canvases by Allan Ramsay and Sir David Wilkie (illustrated), represent the work of artists influenced by the Scottish Enlightenment.
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1a: Frontispiece, The Poems of Allan Ramsay (Glasgow: Printed by R.
The lost painting by Scottish artist Allan Ramsay depicts Charles Edward Stuart in Edinburgh the year before his defeat at the Battle of Culloden.
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Curiously, the poet Allan Ramsay had dedicated his breakthrough poem of Scottish pastoral, "The Gentle Shepherd," to the Countess of Eglintoune in 1725.