|born on||31 December 1829 at 23:59 (= 11:59 PM )|
|Place||Kilmarnock, Scotland, 55n36, 4w30|
|Timezone||LMT m4w30 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||10°09' 25°48 Asc. 06°36'|
Scottish poet, labelled as one of the Spasmodic School, and essayist.
His work included "City Poems," 1857 and "A Summer In the Sky," 1865.
Smith died on 5 January 1867, Wardie, Scotland.
Sabian Symbols No.849 (Lescaut gives same as from biography; unconfirmed)
Sy Scholfield quotes from Smith's "A Boy's Poem" (part of his "City Poems"): "It was the closing evening of the year, The night that I was born" (quoted in "The Early Years of Alexander Smith" by Thomas Brisbane, Hodder & Stoughton, 1869, p. 3).
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