Edwin Drood is waiting in Miss Twinkleton's own parlour: a dainty room, with nothing more directly scholastic
in it than a terrestrial and a celestial globe.
One or two of their number had contrived to obtain an air of scholastic
gravity by wearing spectacles.
There are scholastic
agencies by which one may identify any man who has been in the profession.
That is why I have sternly set my face against any proffered scholastic
He was about two or three and fifty, and a trifle below the middle size; he wore a white neckerchief with long ends, and a suit of scholastic
black; but his coat sleeves being a great deal too long, and his trousers a great deal too short, he appeared ill at ease in his clothes, and as if he were in a perpetual state of astonishment at finding himself so respectable.
At the age of twelve he, like Wyatt, was sent to Cambridge, where his chief impression was of disgust at the unfruitful scholastic
application of Aristotle's ideas, still supreme in spite of a century of Renaissance enlightenment.
As I expect to be particularly calm and abstracted in my last moments, if you add a few details, concerning the fortitude and scholastic
dignity with which I met my death, it may serve to encourage future aspirants for similar honours, and assuredly give offence to no one.
Childers (rather deeply lined in the jaws by daylight), and the Little Wonder of Scholastic
Equitation, and in a word, all the company.