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John Campbell Shairp (1819–1885)

Shairp, John Campbell [“Principal Shairp”]. A Scotch poet, critic, and essayist; born at Houstoun, in West Lothian, July 30, 1819; died at Ormsary, in Argyll, Sept. 18, 1885. He became principal of the United College, St. Andrews. Among his works are: ‘Kilmahoe, a Highland Pastoral, and Other Poems’ (1864); ‘Studies in Poetry and Philosophy’ (1868); ‘Culture and Religion’ (1870); ‘Poetic Interpretation of Nature’ (1877); ‘Aspects of Poetry’ (1881); and, published posthumously, ‘Sketches in History and Poetry’ (1887); ‘Glen Desseray and Other Poems’ (1888).