- John CampbellPrincipal Shairp, 1819–85, English critic, poet, and educator.
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Professor Shairp says that now and then he used to go to hear him lecture. 'James Frederick Ferrier
Elizabeth Sanderson Haldane
He wanted Mrs. Shairp out of the house for a week or ten days.
"You're a little hard on me, Mrs. Shairp," he said, in dulcet tones.
"By mistake, Mrs. Shairp, by mistake," murmured William Whale.
This seems ungracious, but Mr. Shairp has himself to blame; so good a Wordsworthian was out of character upon that stage.Familiar Studies of Men and Books
Robert Louis Stevenson