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  Robert Adam's Buildings Grassmarket St Andrew and St George  
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Robert Burns
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James Clerk Maxwell

Allan Ramsay
Ian Rankin
Sir Walter Scott
Adam Smith
Sydney Goodsir Smith

Alexander McCall Smith
R L Stevenson
Dugald Stewart
Literary Pubs
 
         
         
  Views of Edinburgh Swanston Village Watercolours by D.F. Semple
       
     
A Prayer:

Our Cramond that Marchmont Newhaven, Holyrood Bruntsfield Grange; thy Colinton Comely-Bank; thy Liberton in Leith, Arthur's Seat Corstorphine; Granton Lasswade our Dalkeith Braids and Forthbrig us our Tollcrosses, as we Fairmilehead them that Grassmarket Cowgate us. Queensferry us not into Tynecastle but Dean Brig us Tron Mayfield, for St. Giles Inch the King's Park, the Powderhall, the Gorgie; for Waverley and Waverley. Dun Edin.
From Carotid Cornucopius by Sydney Goodsir Smith (1964)



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