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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Human’ities or Humanity Studies.
 
Grammar, rhetoric, and poetry, with Greek and Latin (literæ humaniores); in contradistinction to divinity (literæ divinæ).   1
        “The humanities … is used to designate those studies which are considered the most specially adapted for training … true humanity in every man.”—Trench: On the Study of Words, Lecture iii. p. 69.
 


 Humanita’rians.Humber. 

 
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