Though conscious of the difficulty of learning
without a teacher, I set out with high hope, and a fixed purpose, at whatever cost of trou- ble, to learn how to read.
His merits, his learning, his quality of immediate vassal of the Bishop of Paris, threw the doors of the church wide open to him.
There, plunged more deeply than ever in his dear books, which he quitted only to run for an hour to the fief of Moulin, this mixture of learning and austerity, so rare at his age, had promptly acquired for him the respect and admiration of the monastery.
Pieces of bark and flat leaves and even smooth stretches of bare earth provided him with copy books whereon to scratch with the point of his hunting knife the lessons he was learning
He often read or re-read a chapter at a time, during such pauses; and he consoled himself that while he was not writing the great things he felt to be in him, he was learning composition, at any rate, and training himself to shape up and express his thoughts.
You couldn't hope to be a blacksmith without spending three years at learning the trade - or is it five years
It will be soon enough to forget them when we have the learning
and the genius which will enable us to attend to and appreciate them.
In the first place, her votary should not have a lame or halting industry-- I mean, that he should not be half industrious and half idle: as, for example, when a man is a lover of gymnastic and hunting, and all other bodily exercises, but a hater rather than a lover of the labour of learning
or listening or enquiring.
They belong to my childhood's learning
," said the shadow.
In the same manner I have now secured myself from the imitation of those who are utterly incapable of any degree of reflection, and whose learning
is not equal to an essay.
The instincts of an animal are different at different periods of its growth, and this fact may cause changes of behaviour which are not due to learning
The lesson consisted of learning
by heart several verses out of the Gospel and the repetition of the beginning of the Old Testament.
He was owned by two masters in succession, both inhabitants of Samos, Xanthus and Jadmon, the latter of whom gave him his liberty as a reward for his learning
I ain't a learned character myself,' said Riderhood, surveying the class, 'but I do admire learning
Oh, you can do them without learning
," said Philip; "I never learned drawing.