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Hugh Blair - Quotes

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Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties.

Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties.

Gentleness corrects whatever is offensive in our manner. ---->>>

What ever purifies the heart also fortifies it. ---->>>

The great standard of literature as to purity and exactness of style is the Bible. ---->>>

Only mediocrity of enjoyment is allowed to man. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Scottish
Born: April 7, 1718
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Die: December 27, 1800
Occupation: Theologian
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Hugh Blair FRSE (7 April 1718 – 27 December 1800) was a Scottish minister of religion, author and rhetorician, considered one of the first great theorists of written discourse. As a minister of the Church of Scotland, and occupant of the Chair of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres at the University of Edinburgh, Blair's teachings had a great impact in both the spiritual and the secular realms (wikipedia)