As deputy he had no vote, and he naturally took little share in the debates, but it was part of his duty to send written reports of the proceedings to his patron, since the government, with a well-grounded fear of all that might stir popular feeling, refused to allow any published reports.
He was not well grounded in any of the elementary branches, which are essential to university studies and to all success in their prosecution.
The bases upon which Gerhardt and Laurent founded their views were not sufficiently well grounded to lead to the acceptance of their results; Gerhardt himself returned to Gmelin's equivalents in his Lehrbuch der Chemie (1853) as they were in such general use.
De Rossi thinks the identification well grounded (Bullettino, 1881, p. 74).
Rowland had never been to a university, but, like Harris, he had been well grounded in general knowledge.