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a scholar and a gentleman

Someone (usually a male, due to the gender implication of "gentleman") who is admirable or of high esteem. Although used sincerely as a compliment, it is generally bombastic and lighthearted in nature. Thank you for helping me move into the new house, you are truly a scholar and a gentleman.
See also: and, gentleman, scholar

a gentleman and a scholar

Someone (usually a male, due to the gender implication of "gentleman") who is admirable or of high esteem. Although used sincerely as a compliment, it is generally bombastic and lighthearted in nature. Thank you for helping me move into the new house, you are truly a scholar and a gentleman.
See also: and, gentleman, scholar

a gentleman and a scholar

A complimentary term for a person, especially one who has done you a favor. Back in the era when courteous behavior and academic achievement were prized far more highly than they are today, acknowledging a kindness, such as holding the door or relinquishing a place on line so that someone else could get a taxi, would be met with a smile, a nod, and the phrase, “You are a scholar and a gentleman.”
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The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars are a group of young physicians who are pursuing Masters level coursework in health services research at the University of Pennsylvania.
Richmond Nettey, associate dean of Kent State's College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, a Kent State team of administrators, faculty and staff from across the university submitted a proposal to the Council for International Exchange of Scholars to host the 2013 Fulbright Visiting Scholar Programme for Libya and Iraq.
Today, when a scholar is given a certain government position, many others get angry and jealous.
The more efficient situation both on a micro and macro level is therefore for institutions to appoint one senior scholar ensuring quality, and overseeing two or more scholars with fewer commitments that can also dedicate more time to the firm.
A year after his release, with the Scholar Rescue Fund's support, Kaputu relocated to Japan where he has continued his comparative project on Shamanism as practiced in Northern Japan (Itako) and in Central Africa (Bikishi).
A celebrated scholar, Franklin would be awarded over 130 honorary degrees; one of them was bestowed by Long Island University's Brooklyn campus in 1964, the year I graduated there.
Many scholars write of being drawn into the world of the text, where we are re-formed by the powerful envisioning of God's realm.
Biblical scholars and their colleagues in history, archaeology, and the social sciences have uncovered a treasure trove of information about the politics, economics, culture, religion, and literature of first-century Palestine and can tell us so much more about the world in which Jesus lived and died.
However, also without exception, they all seemed to wear the selfsame colors as the scholars specified in the job advertisements: they all delivered lectures that sounded as if they had been written by the same person.
In the secluded corner where Rembrandt has placed him, the scholar seeks what Aristotle believed all humans naturally desire, knowledge.
2 Every scholar on entering his or her class shall reverently kneel or stand and repeat a short prayer.
The key question regarding technology is how it can aid the efforts of scholars to find and evaluate information.
Other scholars have similarly compelling stories, whether it's University of California, Los Angeles, freshman Zach Zyskowski, the youngest Point scholar at 16, who toured Europe as a solo violinist and organized his high school's first Day of Silence and gay-straight alliance; or Marcie Fisher-Borne, a Mississippi native, whose doctored work looks at why LGBT residents continue to move oat of the South; or California transgender activist, fraternity member, and law student Alyn Libman.
Take the case of a 14thcentury Muslim scholar who compiled a table displaying the qiblah in degrees and minutes for each degree of latitude and longitude difference from Makkah to serve the entire Muslim world.
This means that the scholar has the divine reasonability to express freely his or her God-given skills.