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[shairp, shahrp]
  1. John CampbellPrincipal Shairp, 1819–85, English critic, poet, and educator.
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Historical Examples of shairp

  • 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.

    Under False Pretences

    Adeline Sergeant

  • "You're a little hard on me, Mrs. Shairp," he said, in dulcet tones.

    Under False Pretences

    Adeline Sergeant

  • "By mistake, Mrs. Shairp, by mistake," murmured William Whale.

    Under False Pretences

    Adeline Sergeant

  • 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