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496. Pedantry

  1. Blimber, Cornelia dry and sandy with working in the graves of deceased languages. [Br. Lit.: Dombey and Son ]
  2. Casaubon, Edward dull pedant; dreary scholar who marries Dorothea. [Br. Lit.: Middlemarch ]
  3. Caxton, Austin erudite bookworm. [Br. Lit.: The Caxtons ]
  4. Choakumchild, Mr. pedantic master of Gradgrinds school. [Br. Lit.: Hard Times ]
  5. Conseil taxonomically talented servant of Prof. Aronnax. [Fr. Lit.: Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea ]
  6. Dalgetty, Rittmaster Dugald garrulous pedant. [Br. Lit.: A Legend of Montrose ]
  7. Fluellen pedantic Welsh captain and know-it-all. [Br. Lit.: Henry V ]
  8. Holofernes shameless pedagogue-schoolmaster. [Br. Lit.: Loves Labours Lost ]
  9. Sampson, Dominie old-fashioned, donnish scholar. [Br. Lit.: Guy Mannering ]
  10. Scriblerus, Martinus learned fool. [Br. Lit.: Benét, 909]
  11. Thwackum selfish and ill-humored clerical pedagogue. [Br. Lit.: Tom Jones ]

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