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12) Yet, the learnedness of the bhikkhunis was apparently outstanding enough for the concluding verse of the above-translated discourse to draw attention to this particular quality.
Whitmarsh makes clear that from the fourth century BCE, literature and elite status were conjoined and asserting oneself as a high status individual required learnedness as well.
We have only to think of Sterne's whimsical learnedness in Tristram Shandy and the Sterneana which followed, such as Richard Griffith's The Triumvirate (1764), and The Posthumous Works of a Late Celebrated Genius, Deceased (1770), of the challengingly equivocal sentimentalism of Frances Sheridan's The Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph (1761-67) and Sterne's A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy (1768), or the experiments in early Gothic represented by The Adventures of Miss Sophia Berkley (1760) and Thomas Leland's Longsword, Earl of Salisbury (1762).
there are too few uses for words like humor, pleasure, and charm: courage, dignity, and graciousness; learnedness, fairmindedness, open-handedness; loyalty, respect, and good faith" (Adam 106).
As a man whose learnedness and status predestine him for a position above party politics, he is respected by all the participants.
He urged them to look to the older model of learnedness, "the single profession of the man of letters," to understand what their role in the public world should be.
The complexity of Kaczynski's sentence structure, including the subjunctive mood, and the learnedness of his vocabulary, such as the words "surrogate," "sublimate," "overspecialization," and "tautology," pointed to someone highly educated.
In short, organizational communications can no longer be considered a producer of learnedness and certainty associated with planned outcomes generated from the top; rather, it is a never-ending condition of organizing to share meaning effectively in a world of uncertainty, ambiguity, and hyperturbulence--spawning a kind of spontaneous approach to detecting and unlearning the sensemaking tools that are not working (Weick & Westley, 2001).
Like the Maharal, they were known for their learnedness, determination and fierce love of the Jewish people.
The untranslated Latin proverb in the margin--'qui se laudat stercore coronabitur' ('who praises themselves crowns themselves with dung')--continues the assault on Smyth whilst advertising his opponent's learnedness and therefore merit.
Eowyn, though a foreigner, is able to overcome the problem of language through her learnedness in the Common Speech, but she voices her anxieties about acceptance in her new home and removal from Rohan by saying wistfully to Faramir, "Then must I leave my own people, man of Gondor?
While the qualities of learnedness and erudition (even on the part of women) should not in themselves have been discarded, Bale wrote, the popess' idolatrous pursuit of necromantic books "demonstrated that these [Roman Catholic] libraries and the literary culture they fostered and exemplified .
Christianity does not have an exclusive on the qualities fear of the Lord, learnedness, insight, prudence, righteousness, justice, and equity.
Vern's learnedness and high professional standing, combined with his nonjudgmental outlook, over the years established a vital link between the gay and straight communities.
The primary role of postmodern professional organizations can no longer be that of a producer of learnedness, stability, and certainty in managing financial resources.