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intellectual

1. Pert. to the mind.
2. Possessing intellect.
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For example, one of the letters in A Man of Letters is from my friend and fellow economist Walter Williams, mentioning that he learned of a teaching hospital near him that had an unwritten policy against giving a failing grade to any black medical student.
Thus he went so far as to say, in his lectures On Heroes and Hero Worship, that the man of letters is "our most important modern person" placing him alongside the priest, prophet, and poet of previous ages.
Expect once-raced Gatwick, Galvanise, Man of Letters to prove serious rivals.
ROY Keane, foot- baller, man of letters, and pugilist has announced that he intends to accept the job of managing the Northern Ireland Football Team.
In at least four of our cases, Gultekin Agaoglu [5] (pediatrician; daughter of a well-known Turkish nationalist father), Hayrunnisa Koni [ 6] (teacher; daughter of an engineer father, educated in the engineering colleges which were the bases of late Ottoman modernization and positivism), Mulhime Ince [7] (hydro-engineer; daughter of a man of letters, an upper bureaucrat father) and Seniye Fenmen (a well known ceramic artist daughter of a man of letters) [8] cannot find much to tell about their mothers, while they explicitly stress the influence of their fathers in their modernist outlook and personality.
Born in 1904, Miyazawa took on the family pawn shop business, after which he began working as a man of letters. Among other things, he compiled a collection of all his brother's posthumous writings and provided materials to researchers.
From a very early period, you were my special hero as a man of letters."
The range of Johnson's interests will surprise some who think of him only as a crusader for racial justice within the United States and as a man of letters. Under Social Editorials, one finds the expected attacks on the Ku Klux Klan and lynching, but also reads supportive columns on suffrage for women and equal economic treatment of women workers, of the role of the Black church in promoting social equality, and of the need to support Black publications.
Walters's regular contributions to the corrosion of any remaining intellectual, political, and cultural values reached its apogee with her end-of-the-year special, "The Ten Most Fascinating People of 1996." These included Martha Stewart, who is about as fascinating as a pastry bag, man of letters Michael Crichton, and Kerri Strug, who was gutsy at the Olympics--but fascinating?
Historian, geographer, and man of letters who became a local sultan under the Mamluk Empire.
Rather, Donne's gloved right hand is tucked under his left elbow, in conventional melancholic pose, and in the lower right quadrant of the portrait, albeit darkly painted, can be seen not the accoutrements of a man of letters but the pommel of a gentleman's sword.
Rubin concludes her book by limning the irony inherent in Mark Van Doren's son, Charles, having achieved great notoriety in 1957 by memorizing the answers to questions on the TV quiz show "TwentyOne." "The son of a man who, to a great extent, perpetuated gentility, Van Doren captured the admiration of the public by exhibiting the mastery of information, earning money, and redefining culture as performance." Rubin's portrait of the young Van Doren poignantly captures the demise of the genteel tradition itself; she concludes he was "less dishonest than lost-an uneasy, floundering figure whose outward resemblance to an Emersonian man of letters concealed his inability to sustain that tradition in post-World War II America."