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  • Answered Wird Khan, “True, O my son, but whence learnedest thou geomancy and thou young of years?”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Dr. Beard began blogging 25 April 2006 and, since then, her blog has become one of the most wonderful in the world with, ISTM, the highest and learnedest readership, not to mention the most commentarians per post as well.

    Mary Beard, pioneer ...

  • Rabban Simeon, who perished in the siege of the city; and he spake these things when some of the learnedest Rabbins were by: and yet that they understood not these words, which even a smatterer in the oriental tongues would very easily understand!

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • _Alexander Nequam_, the learnedest _Englishman_ of his Age, was born at

    The Lives of the Most Famous English Poets (1687)

  • At that time Silliman was studying law; but, once convinced that he can be of greater use to himself and others in the way proposed, he enters it and never looks back; goes to Philadelphia to hear the learnedest professors of that day; goes to Europe for the culture unattainable in this country; overcomes poverty in himself and in Yale; will not be tempted from New Haven by the offer of the

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 105, July 1866

  • And I believe, that if the learnedest men in this nation were called to show a precedent equally clear of a government so many ways approved of, they would not in all their search find it.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 378, April, 1847

  • ” So mindful of me, as to lead me for more than forty years through this wilderness of the many temptations and various turnings of a dangerous life; so merciful to me, as to move the learnedest of Kings to descend to move me to serve at the altar!

    The Life of Dr. Donne. Paras. 50-99

  • Well, I always did say, that the learnedest people were, almost always, the best and kindest, and the most simple-hearted. '

    Lorna Doone; a Romance of Exmoor

  • For although her father, with his pigs and cattle, and a low sort of hostelry which he kept, could settle "a good pile of dollars" upon her, and had kept her at the "learnedest ladies 'college" even in

    Erema — My Father's Sin

  • Khan, "True, O my son, but whence learnedest thou geomancy and thou young of years?"

    Arabian nights. English

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