Laing edited Burns and Tannahill
Skipsey put together editions of famous poets including Burns for Sir Walter Scott's Canterbury series
M'Kenzie was a Burns memorialist
Robson wrote a biography of Billy Purvis
Skipsey read Shakespeare, and Tennyson and Bram Stoker lobbied for him to be Shakespeare Birthplace curator
Graham used an epigraph from Thomson's "Hymn to the Seasons"