Usage examples for learning

  1. He changed his mind though, on learning that Hilary had not gone alone, and- missed him, as he put it to himself and his most intimate friend, viz. – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  2. My temper was well under control now; I was learning something. – The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope
  3. See what it is, Harrington, to make good use of one's learning." – Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond] by Maria Edgeworth
  4. I have made progress in the path of learning. – Pretty Michal by Mór Jókai
  5. Since his own arrival in the town, he had been learning all he could about the two Chestermarkes, and he was puzzled about them. – The Chestermarke Instinct by J. S. Fletcher
  6. Foreign people say not so, they say all learning put in brain, top- side head. – Seven Maids of Far Cathay by Bing Ding, Ed.
  7. And learning to know him. – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
  8. They think it's not worth learning, this language. – A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood
  9. He may be allowed to read verse at times that would not be suitable for learning by heart. – Literature for Children by Orton Lowe
  10. Learning to work, is he? – The Road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin
  11. I am so proud of learning my lesson from you. – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  12. We are learning to obey them. – Darrel of the Blessed Isles by Irving Bacheller
  13. It's easier to do something with a man who hasn't been ruined by book- learning. – The Red Room by August Strindberg
  14. She was learning how to listen to herself think. – Legacy by James H Schmitz
  15. At the age of fourteen he was sent to Tarsus, a famous centre of learning of the time, to complete his studies. – Apollonius of Tyana, the Philosopher-Reformer of the First Century A.D. by George Robert Stowe Mead
  16. Two friars came, one of them a man of profound learning and a great preacher. – The Autobiography of Madame Guyon by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
  17. You think even learning things is a satisfaction? – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja