Sentence Examples

  • Resolute in recognizing erudition as the chief concern of man, he sighed over the folly of popes and princes, who spent their time in wars and ecclesiastical disputes when they might have been more profitably employed in reviving the lost learning of antiquity.
  • His incisive style, his fearless and often ruthless criticism, and his wide and penetrating erudition, make him a redoubtable adversary in the field of polemic. The Bulletin critique, founded by him, for which he wrote numerous articles, has contributed powerfully to spread the principles of the historical method among the French clergy.
  • One of his lost works is the principal source of the erudition of Isidore of Seville (d.
  • Classical erudition had been adapted to the needs of modern thought.
  • In erudition, literary power, and force and versatility of intellect he far surpassed ev2ry contemporary.

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