The rumble at Hofstra was thrilling—a heady blend of testosterone and pedantry.
Seldom can testosterone and pedantry have come together in an American political debate in such electrifying marriage.
Still, after every deduction for mere Laputian pedantry has been made, the balance of fruitful suggestion remains vast.
Once our profession becomes all absorbing it hardens into pedantry.
Rosetti, the conductor, had "carried his observance of the most delicate gradations of tone sometimes to the bounds of pedantry."
When he writes of ships he does not tease us with the pedantry of technical terms.
pedantry should be avoided, but every aspirant to correct speech should be a student of the dictionary.
Gossip preferable to pedantry, 63;seven centuries off, 92, 97.
The pedantry of geometrically straight lines is not only no idealism, it is a solecism in Nature.
Patriotism is suspected, and sometimes sinks almost to pedantry.