He was certainly one of the most learned men of the age.
He was certainly one of the most learned men of the age. It may be said of him as has been said of others that he was a “walking Library,” and what can be said of but few such prodigies, that the Genius of Philosophy ever walked hand in hand with him.
Context: Referring to Thomas Jefferson, in a letter to Samuel Harrison Smith
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