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Longtime Washington Post sports columnist Thomas Boswell announced his retirement Friday, ending a decorated 52-year career in which he chronicled the biggest moments in Washington and national sports with enthusiasm and erudition.
WASHINGTON POST SPORTS COLUMNIST THOMAS BOSWELL TO RETIRE AFTER 52-YEAR CAREERSCOTT ALLENMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
But it was neither his talents as a diplomatist, nor his remarkable mind, nor his solid erudition, which made Nicot immortal.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Charity had picked up enough of her companion's erudition to understand what had attracted him to the house.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
A good man, and a scholar of rare erudition, he possessed nevertheless the true temper of a bigot.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
There is no erudition, no sublime thought, nor any production which surpasses the ordinary capacities of the human mind.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
He was a man of great erudition, and there need be no hesitation in accepting this extraordinary prayer as genuine.
THE MYTHS OF THE NEW WORLDDANIEL G. BRINTON
By his 32 erudition in art, Sir Joshua elevated himself on the shoulders of all who had preceded him.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
Melancholy is the veil through which he saw things, as Reynolds saw them through the medium of erudition.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
And this painted erudition harmonised with the requirements of those times of dominating intellectual tendencies.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
The Classicists had imitated with a certain cold erudition; the Nazarenes out of the depths of their emotion.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
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