scholarly person


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n scholarly person a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
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In literature:

Very good of this person to see a scholar and a gentleman who has been about his dirty business for three years.
"The Clue of the Twisted Candle" by Edgar Wallace
Unhappily too the doubt comes from scholars, from persons who have tried these methods.
"Essays, Second Series" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Dr. Rajendrahal Mitra was not only a profound scholar, but he had likewise a striking personality which shone through his features.
"My Reminiscences" by Rabindranath Tagore
This purposive view has in no respect to disappear if we move on from our personal intercourse to a scholarly study of reality.
"Psychotherapy" by Hugo Münsterberg
In the scholar's study you find very charming persons.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
The second person, an older scholar, voted for carrying him home.
"What the Moon Saw: and Other Tales" by Hans Christian Andersen
He has had little experience, and he is a scholar, not a person of business.
"A Country Gentleman and his Family" by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
Many scholars have even become skeptical whether such a person as Jesus ever lived.
"The Next Step in Religion" by Roy Wood Sellars
Several scholars outside may have been previously engaged to write essays for different persons within the hall.
"Village Life in China" by Arthur H. Smith
But still literature was even yet confined in a great measure to professed scholars, or persons of high rank.
"William Shakespeare as he lived." by Henry Curling

In news:

The piece of writing referred to by scholars as the Anonymous Biography, because it is written in the third person, is an obvious self-portrait.
These 58 essays written for the American Scholar's Web site span topics both personal and cultural, from Zinsser 's experiences during WWII to an app for Central Park.
"The person giving up the organ only gets a fraction of the fee," says Sally Satel, a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute think tank who studies the prices paid by legal and illegal organ -donor operations.
This 10-part series , with renowned cultural critic and Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr, journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history.
Bacon, PhD, is a scholar in residence at the Korn/Ferry Institute and author of numerous books on leadership, management, and personal development.

In science:

But, probably, very few is known about other substantial contributions of that ingenious scholar, and even less about his personal background.
Ettore Majorana and his heritage seventy years later
That is because I don‟t understand it.”” (Ford, 2004, p98) Similar statements apply to relativity theory. For perhaps the first time in the history of any science, scholars simply don’t personally believe what the reigning theories of their discipline are saying.
The emergence of the physical world from information processing
This is the opinion arrived at by historians of science who studied Newton’s personal papers including his vast correspondence with scholars of his time.
Newtonian Gravitomagnetism and analysis of Earth Satellite Results