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  • Ranulphus Glanuile Cestri� Comes, vir nobilissimi generis, et vtroque iure eruditus, in albo illustrium virorum � me merit� ponendus venit.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • The physician acquires by practice the _tactus eruditus_, or learned touch, which is often of great service, while the delicacy of touch possessed by the blind almost compensates the loss of the absent sense.

    Hygienic Physiology : with Special Reference to the Use of Alcoholic Drinks and Narcotics

  • There are many signs that fall far short of the marks of cretinism, -- yet just as plain as that is to the _visus eruditus_, -- which one meets every hour of the day in every circle of society.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 69, July, 1863

  • On both banks of the Rhine he was known as doctor, doctissimus, eruditus Bernardus, under which triumphal titles he dilated with honest pride, while he tried to bear his honours with becoming gravity.

    The Man-Wolf and Other Tales

  • _, 'A praeceptoribus tunc eminentissimis est eruditus eosque intra breve temporis spatium ingenio adaequavit ...

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • "Erat. enin literarum scientiæ satis imbutus; regulari disciplina optime instructus; sapientia seculari plenissime eruditus."

    Bibliomania in the Middle Ages

  • The word and others of the same origin occur in St. Luke's Gospel: "That thou mayest know the verity of those things in which thou hast been instructed" (katechethes, in quibus eruditus es -- i, 4).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • Well into the sixteenth century the cedilla is often found wrongly added to words such as puer, equus, eruditus, epistola; in 1550 the Froben firm was still regularly printing aedo, aeditio; and in the index to an edition of Aquinas, Venice, 1593, aenigma and Aegyptus, spelt in this way, are only to be found under e.

    The Age of Erasmus Lectures Delivered in the Universities of Oxford and London

  • We should still avail ourselves of every particle of information that can be gained by the trained eye, the educated ear, the expert touch, -- the _tactus eruditus_ of the medical classics, -- and even the sense of smell.

    Preventable Diseases

  • The Ben. note quotes Combefis as saying, "Dura mihi hic vox: sit pro stoicheion, per cognata corpori elementa," and then goes on, sed hac in re minus vidit vir eruditus; non enim idem sonat illa vox acmundi, quasi plures ejusmodi mundos admittat Basilius; sed idem ac ornatus, sive ut ait Basilius in ta peri gen kalle, pulchritudines quae sunt circa terram.

    NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works


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