In the novel, Newton takes up with a frumpy, unlettered Kentucky woman well into middle age.
They were not designed via the epiphany of an unlettered Russian sergeant at a workbench, as fables would have it.
Of course we too recognize the gulf fixed between the educated and the unlettered, but we try to bridge it.
How needless is all the misery which this rude, unlettered tyrant is about to inflict!
The simple and unlettered have listened to his words of truth and been comforted.
Foreigners were things which in his untraveled, unlettered ignorance he despised.
Was it possible that one, untaught and unlettered as he was, could think national freedom cheap at such a cost?
It is certain she was all unlettered in love up to that hour.
Somewhat surprised, Vivian looked with a curious eye on the unlettered backs of a row of mighty folios on a corner shelf.
He was an honest, industrious, unlettered, rude sort of man.