TO THE LIVES OF THE POETS.
Adamson, Dr. Patric, [note] Archbishop of St. Andrews, was among the most eminent of the Latin poets who flourished
during the reign of James the Sixth. His works were
edited by Cant, and many of them are to be found in the Deliciæ Poetarum Scotorum [note] and in the Poetarum Scotorum Musæ Sacræ.
King James wrote a sonnet in praise of his paraphrase of the Book of
Job; but afterwards suffered the object of his praise to languish out his latter days is extreme