The History of Leith

June 19, 2006

Epigram regarding masons

This sheet begins: ‘An ENCOMIASTICK EPIGRAM / Upon the most ANTIENT and HONOURABLE TRADE / OF / MASONS. / By Mr. WILLIAM GEDDES, Late Minister of Urquhart’. The poem begins: ‘Among Mechanicks, MASONS I extoll, / And with the best I doubt not to Enroll.’ A decorative woodcut depicting a coat of arms has been included above the title. for more click here

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