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And the method of manufacture is then explained by the erudite doctor.

The gift of languages was one which the erudite doctor did not possess.

Like Dr. Schliemann he was no erudite savant, but an enthusiast with an eye for likely sites.

An erudite spirit truly, and an eloquent pen; yet he refines too much.

Instances are abundant of erudite rabbis tormented by their wives.

And M. Amand Saintes is a Frenchman, and a most erudite man.

I have no ambition to outshine him, nor William Shakespere nor any other erudite.

Now the erudite doctor, from the first, had no great chance.

Some of the dissertations are very interesting as well as erudite.

The stately and erudite work of Francis Parkman is a fair example.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Latin eruditus, past participle of erudire "to educate, teach, instruct, polish," literally "to bring out of the rough," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + rudis "unskilled, rough, unlearned" (see rude).

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