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learned

a title applied in referring to a member of the legal profession, esp to a barrister
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Verily, I learned waiting also, and thoroughly so,--but only waiting for MYSELF.
With rope-ladders learned I to reach many a window, with nimble legs did I climb high masts: to sit on high masts of perception seemed to me no small bliss;--
So it came about that the monks who lived a quiet and peaceful life became the learned men.
The learned man from the cold lands--he was a young man, and seemed to be a clever man--sat in a glowing oven; it took effect on him, he became quite meagre--even his shadow shrunk in, for the sun had also an effect on it.
He learned it when he was a boy, of course," said Philip.
I had learned from somebody that the way to begin to read was to learn the alphabet, so I tried in all the ways I could think of to learn it,--all of course without a teacher, for I could find no one to teach me.
We've learned the truth of what Professor Woodleigh told us last Philomathic," said Phil.
So necessary is this to the understanding the characters of men, that none are more ignorant of them than those learned pedants whose lives have been entirely consumed in colleges, and among books; for however exquisitely human nature may have been described by writers, the true practical system can be learnt only in the world.
This was the same long-familiar tone his father always took with him, and Seryozha had learned by now to fall in with it.
But White Fang learned to omit these preliminaries.
Those who have not learned to read the ancient classics in the language in which they were written must have a very imperfect knowledge of the history of the human race; for it is remarkable that no transcript of them has ever been made into any modern tongue, unless our civilization itself may be regarded as such a transcript.
Maximus Planudes, a learned monk of Constantinople, made a collection of about a hundred and fifty of these fables.