sit at (someone's) feet

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sit at (someone's) feet

To be in a position of devotion or worship to someone; to pay homage or reverential attention to someone. I've been sitting at the professor's feet ever since I heard his astounding lecture on quantum mechanics. My brother chose to sit at the saints' feet for the rest of his life, but I do not intend to pursue such a life of the cloth.
See also: feet, sit

sit at someone's feet

be someone's pupil or follower.
See also: feet, sit
References in classic literature ?
Westmacott, and sit at her feet and learn all her views.
Delight in the presence of a poet so sane as to make you want to sit at her feet, lean against her knees.
To volunteer two or three afternoons a week in a public library reading children's stories to kids who will sit at her feet and hang on her every word.