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" Glasgow students in recent years, that during the period in which he made his reputation, ' his principal source of maintenance was the product of his own exertion as a private tutor. A very considerable portion of his time — always four, and sometimes... "
Memoir of ... James Halley [by W. Arnot]. - Page 9
by William Arnot - 1842
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Memoir of the Late James Halley, A.B., Student of Theology

William Arnot - Christian life - 1842 - 432 pages
...the prize. The next class in the course is the natural philosophy. It is remarkable in Mr Halley 's case, as being the only department of study in college...overtake all his engagements; and yet there is no * At that time the Professor of Mathematics was laid aside by age, and the class was taught by assistants...
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Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country, Volume 53

James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch - Authors - 1856 - 800 pages
...tutor. A very considerable portion of his time — always four, and sometimes five, hours a day — was taken up in this way. This very materially enhances his merit in maintaining so high a p'osition in ail the classe?. * Campbell (Pleasures of Hupe), writing of a period when he was just eighteen years...
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Leisure hours in town, by the author of The recreations of a country parson

Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd - 1862 - 400 pages
...tutor. A very considerable portion of his time — always four, and sometimes five, hours a day — was taken up in this way. This very materially enhances...maintaining so high a position in all the classes.'* Campbell the poet, writing of a period when he was just eighteen years old, records that ' after my...
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Leisure Hours in Town

Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd - 1863 - 446 pages
...tutor. A very considerable portion of his time — always four, and sometime five, hours a day — was taken up in this way. This very materially enhances...maintaining so high a position in all the classes." 1 Campbell the poet, writing of a period when he was just eighteen years old, records that " after...
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The Autumn Holidays of a Country Parson

Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd - English essays - 1878 - 814 pages
...tutor. A very considerable portion of his time — always four, and sometime five, hours a day — was taken up in this way. This very materially enhances...maintaining so high a position in all the classes." l Campbell the poet, writing of a period when he was just eighteen years old, records that " after...
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