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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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Despite his obvious learnedness, does the author of Chicagonomics really understand libertarianism and current politics?
The pervasive self-figuration of eighteenth-century England as Augustan Rome, then, is inadvertently revealing, because both societies remained culturally and economically dependent on the labor of their subject peoples; just as Rome's cultural life depended upon the wholesale appropriation of Greek literary traditions and the learnedness of Greek slaves, so too the English expect to harness captive traditions of Celtic learning and poetry, harps and bards, for the cause of an imperial state.
(Of the anti-Semitic Labour politician Tam Dalyell, who said in 2003 that Tony Blair was influenced by a "cabal of Jewish advisors," Jacobson asked, "Must a Jew empty his pockets of all traces of his Jewishness before the influence police deem him to be clean?") Rather, the variety of his columns reflects the learnedness and curiosity of its author: Australian hairdressers, melancholia, darts, homesickness, and the difficulties of dealing with your bank have been among his subjects.
(43.) Sarah Bunin Benor, "Talmid Chachams and Tsedeykeses: Language, Learnedness, and Masculinity Among Orthodox Jews," Jewish Social Studies 11, no.
At the least, while it testifies to the power of learnedness, it also demonstrates the interesting and noteworthy things learnedness can turn up.
Henry Louis Gates' analysis of CrummelTs endeavor to enter civilization from "high" literary emersion via ancient Greek learnedness is very revealing.
Even though Granger argues persuasively that Mary models a degree of learnedness reminiscent of the type attained by wealthy women, she also shows that Mary's displays of literacy would have been welcome to an increasingly literate lay audience.
(60) Just as Montaigne presents himself in "Of cripples" as succumbing to the temptation to go in search for the cause instead of attending to the case, so "That to philosophize is to learn to die" seems to serve as evidence that he has also succumbed to the immoderate desire for learnedness and the voluptuous complacency that comes with the presumption of knowledge.
Phi Kappa Phi Scholar and Artist Awards salute active members who demonstrate the Society's ideals through their achievements, learnedness, and activities.
Despite his cerebral approach to listening that seems to defy feelings at times, Hanslick was ultimately moved by humanistic qualities such as moral freedom, learnedness, and universality, which to him were encompassed in the expressive power of absolute music.
(1368-71) Once she arrives in Marseilles, Mary is presented as an intriguing mixture of learnedness and feminine humility.
K.'s commentary positions English as a language that needs explication and turns the tables of literary learnedness by giving English words Latin glosses.