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And then, amid his lore of wretchedness he hid his face and wept.

He knew more than most generals, and he was filled with the lore of the woods.

It seems to be a case where the Hire and Lore classes come in conflict.

Perhaps I may be able to give you some help in this quest, being myself an adept in Love's lore.

And is it your opinion that there is a lore and science of Right and Justice just as there is of letters and grammar?

What use was endless life and all the lore of the spirits and seers to Sospitra?

For such an affront from a layman there was no precedent in all the lore of rabbis or scribes.

If "ologies" and "ics," the lore of school and market, comfort their souls—be it so.

Annie was no longer a child in the world's lore of experience.

He taught Sigurd the art of working in metals and he taught him, too, the lore of other days.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English lar "learning, what is taught, knowledge, science, doctrine, art of teaching," from Proto-Germanic *laizo (Old Saxon lera, Old Frisian lare, Middle Dutch lere, Dutch leer, Old High German lera, German Lehre "teaching, precept, doctrine"), from PIE *leis- (see learn).

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