Smiles, Samuel (b. 1812)

Smiles, Samuel, author of “Self-Help,” born in Haddington; was bred to medicine, and professed it for a time, but abandoned it for literary and other work; wrote the “Life of George Stephenson” in 1857, followed by “Self-Help” two years after; (b. 1812).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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