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a title applied in referring to a fellow member of the Bar ‘m’ learned friend'.
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(12) Yet, the learnedness of the bhikkhunis was apparently outstanding enough for the concluding verse of the above-translated discourse to draw attention to this particular quality.
Whitmarsh makes clear that from the fourth century BCE, literature and elite status were conjoined and asserting oneself as a high status individual required learnedness as well.
In "The Mollycoddle" the usage of an Oxford pedigree for the protagonist contained the most typical symbolism--the possession of cultured learnedness and gentility, but with a cautionary twist quite representative of middle-class magazine fiction.
As a man whose learnedness and status predestine him for a position above party politics, he is respected by all the participants.
He urged them to look to the older model of learnedness, "the single profession of the man of letters," to understand what their role in the public world should be.
The complexity of Kaczynski's sentence structure, including the subjunctive mood, and the learnedness of his vocabulary, such as the words "surrogate," "sublimate," "overspecialization," and "tautology," pointed to someone highly educated.
1995) (finding decisionmaker showed "learnedness in the law" and permitting removal), with BellSouth Telecomms., Inc.
In many respects, this production could be compared to Holofernes himself: good-humoured, conscious of its own learnedness, but largely inert.
He continues: 'When she [Harriet] declared that she knew things of which he was ignorant, she was making no claim for her superior learnedness or intellectual acuity, but rather for her surpassing insight into matters involving "human feeling and character"' (ibid.).
In short, organizational communications can no longer be considered a producer of learnedness and certainty associated with planned outcomes generated from the top; rather, it is a never-ending condition of organizing to share meaning effectively in a world of uncertainty, ambiguity, and hyperturbulence--spawning a kind of spontaneous approach to detecting and unlearning the sensemaking tools that are not working (Weick & Westley, 2001).
That is, she de-emphasizes the extent to which women's learnedness could and did create bitter controversy, especially over slavery and sectionalism.
The untranslated Latin proverb in the margin--'qui se laudat stercore coronabitur' ('who praises themselves crowns themselves with dung')--continues the assault on Smyth whilst advertising his opponent's learnedness and therefore merit.