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In a few years the girl he had married would be a plain and prickly little pedant—ill-bred besides—and he knew it.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
I have not wanted friends, even among strangers, who have defended me more strongly, than my contemptible pedant could attack me.
Yes; but the Wagner sort of pedant would get entangled in his round of history—in his historical resemblances.
FRIENDS IN COUNCILARTHUR HELPS
Aldus the younger, was a precocious scholar, of the pedant type, and under him the traditions of the family rapidly fell.
PRINTERS' MARKSWILLIAM ROBERTS
The man of routine, the mere pedant, the mere deprecator of mistakes, asks always for a precedent.
EDWARD HOARE, M.A.EDWARD HOARE
Bridge figures as a gallant and picturesque cavalier, while Whist is a sour-visaged old pedant.
The distinguished foreign scholar, however, considered Linacre as an enthusiast in recondite studies, but no mere pedant.
I was destined to Lilia Lessington, and Elaine's ambitious mother intended to make a pedant of her daughter.
The pedant could not stomach the superior success of his friend, and yet—alas for poor human nature!
ROBERT BURNSPRINCIPAL SHAIRP.
Dacier, a poetical pedant after all, was asked who was the greater poet, Homer or Virgil?

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