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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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Sermons ...: To which is Prefixed a Short Account of the Life and ..., Volume 1

Hugh Blair, James Finlayson - Presbyterian Church - 1822
...his direction, as a permanent part of their academical establishment ; and on the 7th of April 1 762, His Majesty was graciously pleased " To erect and endow a Professorship of Rhe" toric and Belles Lettres in the University of Edinburgh, " and to appoint Dr. Blair, in consideration...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - 1823
...Majesty, setting forth the advantages of the institution as a branch of academical education, the King was graciously pleased to " erect and endow a Professorship...approved qualifications, Regius Professor thereof, with a salary of £. 70." In 1760 he was made the instrument of introducing into the world, " Fragments...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 11

Englishmen - 1837
...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 £70." These lectures he published in 1783, when he retired from the labours of the...
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The Christian souvenir; or, The beauties of Blair and Jortin, extracts from ...

Hugh Blair, John Jortin - 1839
...institute a rhetorical class as a permanent part of their ecclesiastical establishment; and on the 6th of April, 1762, his Majesty was graciously pleased...University of Edinburgh, and to appoint Dr. Blair regins professor thereof, with a salary of £70. Dr. Blair's reputation had been long acknowledged...
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A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen, Volume 7

George Godfrey Cunningham - Great Britain - 1853
...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...Blair, in consideration of his approved qualifications, regins professor thereof, with a salary of £70." These lectures he published in 1783, when he retired...
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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature: And British and ..., Volume 1

Samuel Austin Allibone - American literature - 1858
...(''imposition, which excited so much admiration that in 1762 George, 11Г. was pleased to '• Krect and endow a Professorship of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres...in the University of Edinburgh, and to appoint Dr. lilair. In conf Mention of his approved qualifications, Regius Professor thereof with a salary of £70,"...
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The English Nation; Or, A History of England in the Lives of ..., Volume 5

George Godfrey Cunningham - Great Britain - 1863
...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...academical establishment. And on the 7th of April, 1 7i'rJ. his majesty was graciously pleased " to erect and endow a professorship of rhetoric and belles...
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The Scottish Nation: Or, The Surnames, Families, Literature, Honours, and ...

William Anderson - Heraldry - 1867
...their academical conrse ; and April 7, 1702, the king was gracionsly pleased, on their recommendation, to erect and endow a professorship of rhetoric and belles lettres in the nniversity of Edinbnrgh, and to appoint Dr. Blair regins professor thereof, with a salary of seventy...
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The national encyclopędia. Libr. ed, Volume 3

National cyclopaedia - 1879
...Church. He was indebted to his merits alone for this success. In 1762 the king erected and endowed a professorship of rhetoric and belles lettres in the University of Edinburgh, and appointed Dr. Blair regius professor, with a salary of 101. In 1783 its existence, relaxes), the muscular...
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