Sentence Examples


  • His poems are elegant and free from the conceits and pedantry of the earlier writers.
  • Learning, indeed, was often ridiculed as pedantry in a gentleman of good family.
  • Cromwell had no patience with formal pedantry of this sort; and in point of strict legality "The Rump" of the Long Parliament had little better title to authority than the officers who expelled it from the House.
  • He was a naturalist, but absolutely devoid of the pedantry of science; a keen observer, but no retailer of disjointed facts.
  • He was remarkably free from the pedantry of the time, as is shown by his views about the use of the German vernacular as a vehicle of culture (Citron.