If then, Sir William Jones, who read in thirty languages, could not read the simplest peasant's face, in its profounder and more subtle meanings, how may unlettered
Ishmael hope to read the awful Chaldee of the Sperm Whale's brow?
This public exhibition of the tulip was an act of adoration rendered by an entire nation, unlettered
and unrefined, to the refinement and culture of its illustrious and devout leaders, whose blood had stained the foul pavement of the Buytenhof, reserving the right at a future day to inscribe the names of its victims upon the highest stone of the Dutch Pantheon.
Yet, thanks to our good chancellor, I am not wholly unlettered
. I have read Ockham, Bradwardine, and other of the schoolmen, together with the learned Duns Scotus and the book of the holy Aquinas."
They were short days, for into them were crowded many hours of insidious instruction of the unlettered
child by the lonely woman.
On points where the learned have, in purity of heart, been compelled to differ, the unlettered
will necessarily be at variance.
They were poor people and unlettered
. They came of generations of poor unlettered
people--peasants of the sea who sowed their sons on the waves as has been their custom since time began.
And yet I found Colonel Ingram situated the same as the unlettered
Oh, well-a-day and lack-a-day, the whirligig of time and fortune, the topsyturviness of luck, the wooden shoe going up and the polished heel descending a French gunboat, a conquered island kingdom of Oceania, to-day ruled over by a peasant-born, unlettered
, colonial gendarme, and .
The latter more than once received from his lips curses as sententious and as complicated as that celebrated anathema of the church, for a knowledge of which most unlettered
Protestants are indebted to the pious researches of the worthy Tristram Shandy.
Najman Bua in her unlettered
way was a quiet admirer of Nehru.
His legislative successes in enacting pro-poor social legislations continue to endear him to the unlettered
and the unwashed.
Considering the fact that badly educated people are no better than those who are illiterate and unlettered
, use of unfair means and other corrupt practices ought to be dealt with an iron hand.