I am not versed
in the courtesies of ecclesiastical controversy," he began, and then hesitated with modesty and indecision.
I am not much versed
in these things," he repeated.
Perhaps the reader may here conclude that he was well versed
in antient history; but this, though highly probable, as he cited no authority to support the custom, I will not affirm with any confidence.
It does very well, it seems, though I am not versed
in things nautical," she said, nodding her head with grave approval at my steering contrivance.
When thou teachest: 'All creators are hard, all great love is beyond their pity:' O Zarathustra, how well versed
dost thou seem to me in weather-signs!
If I had been better versed
in these things, I would have known the tartan to be of the Argyle (or Campbell) colours.
Perhaps it is because I am not well versed
in the ways of her sex.
Happily, there are more ways than one of sowing the good seed, and few persons are better versed
in those ways than myself.
I thought I was tolerably accomplished as a man of the world,' he continued, 'I flattered myself that I was pretty well versed
in all those little arts and graces which distinguish men of the world from boors and peasants, and separate their character from those intensely vulgar sentiments which are called the national character.
Pickwick feigned to stand aghast at this disclosure, he was so little versed
in local politics that he was unable to form an adequate comprehension of the importance of the dire conspiracy it referred to; observing which, Mr.