He had neither the patience nor the tact for managing loquacious parliamentary pedants.
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.
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.
Bryson highlights the lunacy of applying Latin grammar to a Germanic language and the smug, slimy pedants it has given us.
Tautology: Always add ' back ' to words like return or revert in order to reverse their meaning and annoy pedants.
only pedants claim that learning from books is education.
The text on " Munros defined " provides enough material to keep the cartographic pedants chattering for months to come.
And now, for the better setting forth of his doctrines, to silence pedants, and confute malignant misinterpretation, he published a collection of his writings.
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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