John Stuart Blackie

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Kessinger Publishing, Jun 1, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 348 pages
1895. Part One of Two. The biography of Blackie who was one of one of the best-known Scotsmen of his time. Blackie was a Radical and Scottish nationalist in politics, but of a fearlessly independent type; he was one of the characters of the Edinburgh of the day, and was a well-known figure as he went about in his plaid, worn shepherd-wise, wearing a broad brimmed hat, and carrying a big stick. Contents of Volume One: Parentage and Childhood; At School and College; Student Life in Gottingen; Student Life in Berlin; Rome; End of Wanderjahre; Years of Struggle; The Test Acts; Installation and Marriage; Aberdeen and University Reform; Aeschylus and the Greek Chair; Edinburgh; and Lays, Lectures, and Lyrics. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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