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Daniel Pipes has demonstrated this point very learnedly in the case of the holy sites of Jerusalem: Through most of the past 1,300 years, Muslims have attached very little value to those sites.
The Hindoo whale referred to, occurs in a separate department of the wall, depicting the incarnation of Vishnu in the form of leviathan, learnedly known as the Matse Avatar.
In the catalogue, he uses as a key text a strange travel book and memoir, originally written in German, The Rings of Saturn by WG Sebald, in which the author travels down the East Anglian coast, discoursing learnedly about various aspects of life, landscape and the occasional human being he encounters.
Whatever the merits of the argument as such, it is noticeable that the natural law position, however learnedly presented, comes across as somewhat abstract and arid.
Tertullian opposes heretics with the authority of the sacred writings; with the philosophers he changes his fence and disputes philosophically; but so learnedly and accurately did he confute them that he made bold to say: "Neither in science nor in schooling are we equals, as you imagine.
For by the law, expounding conscience, He'll make an oath, or sense, or nonsense; Extent of affirmation measure, Most learnedly by will and pleasure: And prove that words in sense may vary, And two opposed meanings carry; The one for those of common sort, The other for the learned court: And so warp juries to that side Which most shall please his wrath or pride, Surrounding them with legal fences, Until they've almost lost their senses: Then blind their eyes, that he may shew The way in which they ought to go.
My nine-year-old son is determined that I should buy one, having spent most of the week camped out in the thing, poring over the brochures and learnedly researching its aluminium construction.
Learnedly and elegantly, Como establishes connections between individuals and groups (while registering differences of emphasis and orientation), reconstructs intellectual predilections and systems, and formulates some daring conjectures about appropriations and amplifications.
Some of the younger group of enthusiasts who scoff at the influence of heredity, and who talk learnedly about environment as the cause of the majority of misfits, pooh-pooh the occurrence of dementia praecox at early age, and assert that nearly all of the children who show the symptoms of this disease clear up eventually.
Two dilettante courtiers [are] learnedly criticising, the one in the hood is meant for Gower.
Tennyson, for example, took refuge in the elaborate patriotic historicist architectonic of the Idylls of the King; Browning buried his villains and miscreants in the learnedly displaced Renaissance scaffolding of The Ring and the Book; and Morris invoked Chaucer as the patron saint of his twenty-four exquisitely counterbalanced classical and medieval verse-narratives in The Earthly Paradise.
We [all of those in the movement to preserve the habitability of the Earth] do science, write books, publish articles, develop professional societies, attend conferences, and converse learnedly.