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Some literary works of Mr. Gladstone have been already noticed.

There was such a litter as always gathers around a literary man.

Sometimes a literary or historical picture creeps into the text.

Yet Gracie had supposed him to be literary in his tastes and pursuits.

Ostensibly they were a literary society; really they were diamond polishers.

You cannot read the Bible if you have no sense of literary art.

Perhaps you will inquire, "What are Time's literary tastes?"

What is there new in the literary way on your side of the water?

The perspiration of the literary labour dropped from his brow.

In literary affairs, to become the fundamental element in a cone of critics.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, "pertaining to alphabet letters," from French littéraire, from Latin literarius/litterarius "belonging to letters or learning," from littera/litera "letter" (see letter (n.1)). Meaning "pertaining to literature" is attested from 1737.

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