Others who were said to have proposed to her but been rejected were John Langhorne
, rector of Blagdon in Somerset, and the already elderly Lord Monboddo
. More and Langhorne remained friends, and he...
She wrote that some of my most steady friends thro' Life were my childhood companions, girls she had been at school with.
Cockburn, Alison. Letters and Memoirs. Craig-Brown, ThomasEditor , David Douglas, 1900.
Besides Ramsay (whom, too, she had known since her girlhood), Burns