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pedants Sentence Examples

  • He had neither the patience nor the tact for managing loquacious parliamentary pedants.

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  • The monks are stigmatized as pedants who would destroy the joy of life on earth, who are avaricious, dissolute and the breeders of eternal dissensions and squabbles.

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  • He is much less of a mere mocker than Lucian, and he is entirely destitute, even when he deals with monks or pedants, of the ferocity of Swift.

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  • Bryson highlights the lunacy of applying Latin grammar to a Germanic language and the smug, slimy pedants it has given us.

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  • Tautology: Always add ' back ' to words like return or revert in order to reverse their meaning and annoy pedants.

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  • only pedants claim that learning from books is education.

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  • The text on " Munros defined " provides enough material to keep the cartographic pedants chattering for months to come.

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  • And now, for the better setting forth of his doctrines, to silence pedants, and confute malignant misinterpretation, he published a collection of his writings.

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  • Logic he probably despised as merely an instrument of pedants - a judgment for which, in his day, and especially at the universities, there was only too much ground.

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