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See also: book-learning
- Alternative form of
1892, Mark Twain, chapter 11, in The American Claimant:
- What you needed, I reckon, was less book learning and more bread-and-butter learning.
- 2005, Alexandra Mullen, "Book Review: Harry, Conquering Hero," New York Sun, 18 July (retrieved 31 Aug. 2010):
- Harry's education has included book learning and practical learning, but he's been absorbing the lessons of the heart as well—kindness, courage, loyalty, and the virtue that Dumbledore places above all others: love.