Sit at her feet - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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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.
sit at someone's feet be someone's pupil or follower.
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.