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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1800-1849'filled with profound reverence...' 'blair vii p.375' and 'since the time that heaven began...' 'blair's ser vii p.26'Elisabeth or Eliza Duncan Hugh BlairSermonsUnknown
1700-1799[Mary Wollstonecraft] 'told Everina that she had been reading Hugh Blair's "Letters on Rhetoric" and found them "an in...Mary Wollstonecraft Hugh BlairLetters on RhetoricPrint: Book
1800-1849'At the same time [as undertaking studies in Italian], I went on studying Blair's Rhetoric [...] and inclining mightil...Harriet Martineau Hugh BlairRhetoricPrint: Book
1800-1849'In the room is a library to which we can at any time resort, consisting of Tillotson, Blair, Howe and Watt's Sermons,...John Cole Hugh Blair[unknown]Print: Book
1800-1849'Read in Sir Phillip's "Personal Tour" - curios of natural history... Read a portion of Blair on death.'John Cole Hugh BlairA sermon on the death of ChristPrint: Book
1800-1849'Afternoon: read one of Blair's Sermons.'John Cole BlairSermonsPrint: Book
1850-1899'...a small thick volume, bound in black morocco, and comprising four reprinted works of the eighteenth century. Gloom...Edmund Gosse Robert BlairThe GravePrint: Book
1800-1849'Read B[isho]p Andrew's Devotions & various other prayers. Read Blair's Sermon 'On our ignorance of good & evil in thi...John Cole Hugh BlairSermonsPrint: Book
1800-1849'Read Blair's sermon on the Divine Presence, with other appropriate proceedings. Evening had social prayers and read a...John Cole Hugh BlairSermonPrint: Book
1800-1849'Used B[isho]p Andrew's exct Prayers both mg & aftn - read one of Blair's sermons morng. Evg read one of B[isho]p Moor...John Cole Hugh BlairSermonsPrint: Unknown
1700-1799'The Day was beautifull and I enjoyed the sweetness of the weather in riding walking and sitting out in the fields wit...Elizabeth (Betsey) Wynne Hugh BlairLectures on Rhetoric and Belles LettresPrint: Book
1800-1849'I had almost forgotten to thank [you] for my books - they are just such as I wanted. "Blair" is an excellent piece - ...Thomas Carlyle Hugh BlairLectures on RhetoricPrint: Book
1700-1799'Finished the perusal of Blair's "Lectures on Rhetoric". The praise of ingenuity, of a judgment in general correct, a...Thomas Green Hugh BlairLectures on rhetoric and belles lettresPrint: Book
1800-1849Hugh Stuart Boyd to Elizabeth Barrett, 10 January 1843: 'I have been reading a good deal of Dr Blair's Dissertation...Hugh Stuart Boyd Hugh BlairA Critical Dissertation on the Poems of OssianPrint: Book
1800-1849'I meant to inform you, that besides those books already mentioned, I sent for Bishop Horne's Sermons, 4 vols. Carr's ...James Lackington Hugh BlairSermons (5 vols)Print: Book
1700-1799'He told me that "so long ago as 1748 he had read 'The Grave, a Poem', but did not like it much." I differed from him;...Samuel Johnson Robert Blair'The Grave, a Poem'Print: Unknown
1700-1799'He told me that "so long ago as 1748 he had read 'The Grave, a Poem', but did not like it much." I differed from him;...James Boswell Robert Blair'The Grave, a Poem'Print: Unknown
1700-1799' [publisher Mr Strahan] received from Johnson on Christmas-eve, a note in which was the following paragraph: "I h...Samuel Johnson Hugh Blair[a sermon]Manuscript: Unknown
1700-1799' [letter from Johnson to Boswell] Dr. Blair is printing some sermons. If they are all like the first, which I have re...Samuel Johnson Hugh Blair[A Sermon]Manuscript: Unknown
1700-1799' [letter from Johnson to Boswell] Please to return Dr. Blair thanks for his sermons. The Scotch write English wonderf...Samuel Johnson Hugh BlairSermonsPrint: Book
1700-1799' [Johnson] praised Blair's sermons: "Yet", said he, (willing to let us see he was aware that fashionable fame, howeve...Samuel Johnson Hugh BlairSermonsPrint: Book
'He [Johnson] said, "I read yesterday Dr. Blair's sermon on Devotion, from the text 'Cornelius, a devout man.' His doc...Samuel Johnson Hugh Blair[Sermon on Devotion]Print: Unknown
'shall insert as a literary curiosity. [The letter is given. It begins as follows] "TO JAMES BOSWELL, ESQ. DEAR S...James Boswell Hugh Blair[letter concerning Pope and Bolingbroke]Manuscript: Letter
1700-1799'Sir Joshua Reynolds praised "Mudge's Sermons". JOHNSON. "'Mudge's Sermons' are good, but not practical. He grasps mor...Samuel Johnson Hugh BlairSermonsPrint: Book


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