After Socrates has given this specimen of the true nature of teaching, the original question of the teachableness of virtue is renewed.
And when a hazy conception of this ideal was attained, it was only by a further effort that the question of the teachableness of virtue could be resolved.
Quickly the steward learned Michael's pre-eminent teachableness
. In the course of his careful feeding of him, he gave him an occasional chicken bone.
(as he afterwards told me) that I must be a YAHOO; but my teachableness
, civility, and cleanliness, astonished him; which were qualities altogether opposite to those animals.
The mere habit of learning to love is the thing; and a teachableness
of disposition in a young lady is a great blessing.