Characterized by a narrow concern for book learning and formal rules, without knowledge or experience of practical matters
This year may be taken as the beginning of his literary activity and public life.
Hutton took charge of the literary side of the paper, and by degrees his own articles became and remained up to the last one of the best-known features of serious and thoughtful English journalism.
The language of her country novels is the genuine patois of middle France rendered in a literary form.
Mr. and Mrs. Chamberlin celebrated the 17th of June by giving a picnic to their literary friends.
In addition to his lecturing, Leo found time for much literary and political work.