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Leighton, Rorert (1822-69), a Scottish poet, was born at Dundee, and spent his early youth on a farm, going from there to his brother's office at Dundee, and sailing in 1842 round the world as a supercargo in one of his brother's ships. He then became traveller for a Liverpool firm. His chief works are Ye Three Voyces, Poems by Robin, Bapteesment of the Bairn, A Laddie's Lamentation, and Reuben and otlter Poems.