Half the literati of our age do but like these bind the present to the past.
And (p. 194) you have not shown me any of your literati yet, or any of their houses.
"Show me the house of one of your literati if we pass one," he said.
If one aspire to be a member of the literati of his day, he must expect to be criticised.
The literati bemoan the artist of an epoch prior to 'What ...