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" The patrons of the university, convinced that they would form a valuable addition to the system of education, agreed in the following summer to institute a rhetorical class under his direction, as a permanent part of their academical establishment. And... "
The Monthly review. New and improved ser - Page 154
1802
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Public Characters

Alexander Stephens - Biography - 1801
...particularly zealous in promoting the lecturer's success. Accordingly his Majesty was soon after induced to endow a professorship of rhetoric and belles lettres in the University of Edinburgh, and to .nominate Dr. Blair the first professor with a salary of 70/. per annum. The number of the students...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

English poetry - 1802
...attended, and received with great applause. The patrons l u\r university, convinced that ihey would form a valuable addition to the system of education, agreed...class, under his direction, as a permanent part of tlieir academical establishment: and on the 7th of April 1762 his majesty was graciously pleased '...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1802
...attended, and received with great applause. The patrons of the university, convinced that they would form a valuable addition to the system of education, agreed in the following summer (o institute a rhetorical cas, under his direction, as a permanent pat of their academical establishment:...
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Biographia Scotica; or, Scottish biographical dictionary

John Stark (of Edinburgh.) - 1805
...magistrates of Edinburgh, and those who took an interest in the university, requested his majesty to endow a professorship of rhetoric and belles lettres in the university of Fdinburgh, and to nominate Dr. EJair the first professor, in the year 1761. His first publication was...
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 6

1806
...attended) and received with .great applause. The patrons of the university, convinced that they would form a valuable addition to the system of education, agreed...approved qualifications, regius professor thereof, with a salary of 70l." It was not until the year 1777 that he could be induced to favour the world...
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Sermons,

Hugh Blair, James Finlayson - Presbyterian Church - 1808
...establishment : and on the 7th of April 1 762, his Majesty was graciously pleased " To erect and en" dow a Professorship of Rhetoric and Belles " Lettres in...of his " approved qualifications, Regius Professor there** of, with a salary of ^70." These Lectures he published in 1783, when he retired from the labours...
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A new and general biographical dictionary

New and general biographical dictionary - 1812
...lectures were so much approved, that the patrons of the university, convinced that they would form a valuable addition to the system of education, agreed...approved qualifications, regius professor thereof, with a salary of 70" These lectures he published in 1783, when he retired from the labours of the...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 5

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1812
...lectures were so much approved, that the patrons of the university, convinced that they would form a valuable addition to the system of education, agreed...approved qualifications, regius professor thereof, with a salary of 70/." These lectures he published in 1783, when he retired from the labours of the...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 5

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1812
...lectures were so much approved, that the patrons of the university, convinced that they would form a valuable addition to the system of education, agreed...institute a rhetorical class under his direction, as a perma • nent part of their academical establishment; and on the 7th of April, 1762, his majesty was...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the ..., Volume 10

John Aikin - Biography - 1815
...class of rhetoric under his direction as a permanent establishment; and in 1762 the King was induced to endow a professorship of rhetoric and belles lettres in the university of Edinburgh, to which Dr. Blair was nominated. About this time the appearance of the poems ascribed to Ossian excited...
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