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James, 1735–1803, Scottish poet.
Contemporary Examples

No surprise: Beattie teaches creative writing and literature at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.
The Chain Smoker in the Closet Jane Ciabattari November 6, 2011

Historical Examples

He thought there were things he might say to Madame Beattie if the others were not present.
The Prisoner Alice Brown

“I prefer Beattie’s Hermit to all other hermits,” said Leonora.
Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) Maria Edgeworth

“Ask Madame Beattie,” said Alston, with more distaste than he could keep out of his voice.
The Prisoner Alice Brown

She promised Doctor Beattie to send him the history of a day.
Beaux and Belles of England Mary Robinson

Madame Beattie took off her hat and stabbed the pin through it.
The Prisoner Alice Brown

Beattie always quitted Gordon Castle “with sighs and tears.”
Beaux and Belles of England Mary Robinson

He was upon the best terms with Scott; and Dr Beattie has given us several valuable specimens of their mutual correspondence.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. 65, No. 400, February, 1849 Various

Johnson was now in good health, and was eager ‘to see Beattie’s College.’
James Boswell William Keith Leask

“Beattie, I believe you live by that,” he said, almost bruskly.
In the Wilderness Robert Hichens


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