Robert Blair

Standard Name: Blair, Robert,, 1699 - 1746


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Intertextuality and Influence Mary Deverell
Each of the seven sermons in this edition has a topic, and an introductory verse quotation: from Young , Milton , Prior , Blair , Thomson , and Pope . MD 's repeated claims to...
Intertextuality and Influence Ann Hatton
This novel is well supplied with quotations: Macpherson 's Ossian on the title-page and Robert Blair (The Grave) to open the first volume, with Shakespeare and Milton for the succeeding volumes. It opens...


March 1743: Robert Blair published his didactic poem...

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March 1743

Robert Blair published his didacticpoem of death-inflectedsensibility entitled The Grave.


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