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Vartan, who died last week at 87, was a learned man to be sure, but never a donnish one.
IN DREAMS BEGIN RESPONSIBILITIES: THE BOUNTIFUL LIFE OF VARTAN GREGORIANRICHARD STENGELAPRIL 18, 2021TIME
He had known dons at Oxford, and placed Lady Latimer in the donnish caste: that was all.
THE VICISSITUDES OF BESSIE FAIRFAXHARRIET PARR
Never were dons of the donnish sort more brilliantly twitted than by young Belloc.
SHANDYGAFFCHRISTOPHER MORLEY
Some of Southeys donnish ways to the irrepressible lad were superlatively exasperating.
THE REAL SHELLEY, VOL. I (OF 2)JOHN CORDY JEAFFRESON
"Really, Miss Allison——" he began in his most dignified Oxford donnish manner.
A HOUSE PARTY WITH THE TUCKER TWINSNELL SPEED
I do not know whether I am donnish with him, or if I bullied him too much when he was little; but he is always counter to me.
THE PILLARS OF THE HOUSE, VOL. I (OF 2)CHARLOTTE M. YONGE
He has become now almost the leading Character in a little donnish world of much too intensely appreciated Characters.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
I thought that he was affecting the poet, and in me he found a donnish affectation of the British sportsman.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITIONROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Oxford people were very well in their way, but narrow, and rather donnish.
THE YOUTH OF PARNASSUS AND OTHER STORIESLOGAN PEARSALL SMITH
He looks rather an ascetic--rather donnish, don't you think?
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