He practiced with his rope and played with his sharp knife, which he had learned
to keep keen by whetting upon flat stones.
The young man from Ohio who had learned
to read the papers was considered, but his age was against him.
When you've learned
to laugh at the things that should be laughed at, and not to laugh at those that shouldn't, you've got wisdom and understanding.
Just as Jerry had learned
from Mister Haggin that he must be more tolerant of the house-boys than of the field-boys if they trespassed on the compound, so, from Captain Van Horn, he learned
that he must be more tolerant of the boat's crew than of the return boys.
Three days, at white heat, completed his narrative; but when he had copied it carefully, in a large scrawl that was easy to read, he learned
from a rhetoric he picked up in the library that there were such things as paragraphs and quotation marks.
It was he that first learned
the trick of rolling a fellow-cub over with a cunning paw-stroke.
So it came about that the monks who lived a quiet and peaceful life became the learned
They had not learned
the nobler dialects of Greece and Rome, but the very materials on which they were written were waste paper to them, and they prized instead a cheap contemporary literature.
Still, I should like to ascertain how astronomy can be learned
in any manner more conducive to that knowledge of which we are speaking?
But now it was only to the HOT lands that a learned
man had come from the cold; there he thought that he could run about just as when at home, but he soon found out his mistake.
By the device therefore of his motto, it became impracticable for any man to presume to imitate the Spectators, without understanding at least one sentence in the learned
In America he had learned
who Larsan was and had obtained information which closed his mouth.
to walk; since then have I let myself run.
Later, when he accidentally learned
from his old nurse that his mother was not dead, and his father and Lidia Ivanovna had explained to him that she was dead to him because she was wicked (which he could not possibly believe, because he loved her), he went on seeking her and expecting her in the same way.
In his desire alike to instruct and to be instructed, he travelled through many countries, and among others came to Sardis, the capital of the famous king of Lydia, the great patron, in that day, of learning and of learned