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  • adj. Obsolete form of scholastic.
  • n. Obsolete form of scholastic.

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Examples

  • But, upon due consideration, that Percy is a clergyman, it was agreed that Percy should teach practical divinity and British antiquities; Dr Johnson himself, logick, metaphysicks and scholastick divinity.

    Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

  • Now, Sir, this is so remote from native virtue, from scholastick virtue, that a good man must have undergone a great change before he can reconcile himself to such a doctrine.

    The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

  • It has been much disputed, whether Shakespeare owed his excellence to his own native force, or whether he had the common helps of scholastick education, the precepts of critical science, and the examples of ancient authours.

    Preface to Shakespeare

  • He who is buried in scholastick retirement, secluded from the assemblies of the gay, and remote from the circles of the polite, will at once comprehend the definitions, and be grateful for such a seasonable and necessary elucidation of his mother-tongue. '

    Life Of Johnson

  • But, upon due consideration, that Percy is a clergyman, it was agreed that Percy should teach practical divinity and British antiquities; Dr. Johnson himself, logick, metaphysicks [338], and scholastick divinity.

    Life of Johnson

  • I suppose, with all our scholastick ignorance of mankind, we are still too knowing to expect that the booksellers will erect themselves into patrons, and buy and sell under the influence of a disinterested zeal for the promotion of learning.

    Life Of Johnson

  • Sir, this is so remote from native virtue, from scholastick virtue, that a good man must have undergone a great change before he can reconcile himself to such a doctrine.

    Life Of Johnson

  • Johnson answered, 'Warburton has most general, most scholastick learning; Lowth is the more correct scholar.

    Life Of Johnson

  • The degrees of scholastick, as of military punishment, no stated rules can ascertain.

    Life Of Johnson

  • Custom and reason have, indeed, set some bounds to scholastick penalties.

    Life Of Johnson

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