Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties.
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|Birth:||7th April, 1718|
|Death:||27th December, 1800|
|Profession:||Author, Preacher, Professor|
Hugh Blair was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was a Scottish preacher, professor and author. He earned his MA degree from the University of Edinburgh(studied moral philosophy and literature). In 1757, he was presented with an honorary degree of Doctor of Divinity by the Church of St. Andrews. 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. He is best known for his last three works, A Critical Dissertation on the Poems of Ossian, the Son of Fingal, five volumes of Sermons, and Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres.
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