The familiarity of a card game such as Hearts, a word game similar to Scrabble (for example, check out Literati or WordRacer at YahooGames), or puzzle games like Bejeweled is comfortable for people of all ages and from all walks of life.
The first player (randomly chosen by the computer) places a word on the Literati board and the computer automatically calculates and records the score and replaces the letters while indicating that it is now the other player's turn.
He was seen to the greatest advantage, and was most thoroughly at home, in the debates of the Eton Society, learnedly called " The Literati," and vulgarly " Pop," and in the editorship of the Eton Miscellany.
In it are carried, by literati and merchants, the pen-case and a roll of paper; its voluminous folds are used as pockets; by the bazaar people and villagers, porters and merchants servants, a small sheath knife is struck in it; while by farrashes, the carpet-spreader class, a large khanjar, or curved dagger, with a heavy ivory handle, is carried.
Cosmopolitan as Erasmus was, to the French literati he was still the Teuton.
The want of harmony between the facts and the statements about them is patent to all scholars, and it is the knowledge of this, unacknowledged to themselves, which has made the literati labour with an astonishing amount of fruitless ingenuity and learning to find in individual words, and the turn of every sentence, some mysterious indication of praise or blame.
But Kachich Mioshich found no immediate followers among the Servian literati of the second half of the 18th century.
Some idea of the style of living of the learned professions in early Ireland may be gathered from the income enjoyed in later times by the literati of Tir Conaill (Co.
The Ashghanians, or third dynasty of Persian kings, and after them the Sasanians, had a special part in the development of this literature, which found Arabic translators, and was taken up by accomplished Arabic literati, who edited it and imitated it.
On each of its outer walls are seven arched recesses, intended to contain the ashes of the first literati and scientists of his court.