Portraits of Friends

Portraits of Friends

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Portraits of Friends

Portraits of Friends

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The title of the memorial volume, Principal Shairp and his Friends, which Professor William Knight prepared for publication in 1888, indicates the strong element of friendliness which entered into Shairp's intellectural. life. From boyhood till death he was a lover of men, and the subjects which he discussed in literature and philosophy constantly appealed to him in their personal relations. It was both his good fortune and his native openness which made him conversant with Englishmen and Scotchmen who in their day and generation affected the thought of their fellows, and his writings bear frequent testimony to the intimacy of his acquaintance with these men of mark. Besides the more or . . .

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