Grahame, James a Scottish poet, was born April 22, 1765, at Glasgow. He graduated from the university there in 1784, was bred to the law, but took orders in the English Church, and became curate first at Shipton, Gloucestershire, and then at Sedgefield, near Durham, and died September 14, 1811. His poetry, all in blank verse, is religious, the principal pieces are, The Sabbath: — The Bards of Scotland: — British Georgics. See English Cyclop. s.v.