Shairp

[shairp, shahrp]
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noun

John CampbellPrincipal Shairp, 1819–85, English critic, poet, and educator.

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

    Under False Pretences

    Adeline Sergeant

  • With this formula he never failed to calm Mrs. Shairp's wrath and allay her rising fears.

    Under False Pretences

    Adeline Sergeant

  • I think Shairp in his "Essays," gives a good critique as far as it goes on the philosophical and religious manner of our day.

  • Two hours after Mrs. Shairp had started on her journey the two remaining servants were dismissed.

    Under False Pretences

    Adeline Sergeant

  • Professor Shairp says that now and then he used to go to hear him lecture. '

    James Frederick Ferrier

    Elizabeth Sanderson Haldane