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 Meanings and Examples of VERSED
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 a.  acquainted through study or experience; knowledgeable or skilled
Classic Sentence: (74 in 5 pages)
1  There was a most ingenious doctor, who seemed to be perfectly versed in the whole nature and system of government.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER VI.
2  The poor souls were not versed in ancient history, and did not know that Shakspeare had authenticated this costume, by telling how.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
3  He was profoundly versed in hunting and falconry, and had one day when conversing on this great art astonished even Louis XIII himself, who took a pride in being considered a past master therein.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 27 THE WIFE OF ATHOS
4  He made a few verses now and then.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—A DOUBLE QUARTETTE
5  The name of Romainville recurred incessantly to his mind, with the two verses of a song which he had heard in the past.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL
6  The man would probably be condemned; the attorney-general was very clever, and never missed his culprits; he was a brilliant fellow who wrote verses.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VII—THE TRAVELLER ON HIS ARRIVAL TAKES PRECAUTION...
7  These verses in sixth century Latin raise the question whether the two thieves of Calvary were named, as is commonly believed, Dismas and Gestas, or Dismas and Gesmas.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VI—THE LITTLE CONVENT
8  However, the useful virtue attached to these verses forms an article of faith in the order of the Hospitallers.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VI—THE LITTLE CONVENT
9  de Montmorency as "a bourgeois," if he were not a judge of verses and statues, speak slang.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—ORIGIN
10  Besides this he made verses and songs, which gave him great authority.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IV—A CAB RUNS IN ENGLISH AND BARKS IN SLANG
11  The epic alone has the right to fill twelve thousand verses with a battle.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXI—THE HEROES
12  They realized the verses of Jean Prouvaire; they were forty years old taken together.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—JEAN VALJEAN STILL WEARS HIS ARM IN A SLING
13  Yes, but I have my breviary to repeat," answered Aramis; "then some verses to compose, which Madame d'Aiguillon begged of me.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 7 THE INTERIOR* OF THE MUSKETEERS
14  Yes, I dare say; verses perfumed with the odor of the billet from the attendant of Madame de Chevreuse.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 27 THE WIFE OF ATHOS
15  I have begun a poem in verses of one syllable.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 28 THE RETURN
Example Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  She is well versed in classical languages.
2  In addition to the customary amenities for the business traveler-fax machines, modems, a health club-the hotel offers the services of a butler versed in the social courtesies.
3  Page is well versed in many styles of jazz.
4  Bill sang the verses and everyone joined in the chorus.
5  Tom sang the verses and everybody joined in chorus.
6  I'll sing the verses and I'd like you all to join in the chorus.
7  Caroline sang two verses and the chorus of her song.
8  Here are a couple of verses written in cryptic rhyme from some of my currently published books.
9  However, they worried through, and each got his reward -- in small blue tickets, each with a passage of Scripture on it; each blue ticket was pay for two verses of the recitation.
10  "How now, brown cow, browsing in the green, green grass." I remember lines of verse that I came across while I browse through the poetry section of bookstore.
11  Although I have written all sorts of poetry over the years, I have a definite predilection for occasional verse.
12  We enjoy Dorothy Parker's verse for its wry wit.
13  While the Duchess sang the second verse of the song, she kept tossing the baby violently up and down.
14  "Well, I'd hardly finished the first verse," said the Hatter, "when the Queen jumped up and bawled out, he's murdering the time! Off with his head!"
15  I have been moved to write a few lines of verse.