clerisy clerisy


  • (n) an educated and intellectual elite


  1. And, as Maggie Thatcher said, just a few years ago: "Be warned. A powerful, radical left-wing clerisy is bent on destroying what every past generation would have understood to be the central purpose of education - that is, allowing (in the words of...
    on Jan 17, 2005 By: Margaret Thatcher Source:

  2. "The anti-liberal clerisy has basically won the intellectual argument in much of Europe," Mr. Grant said. "They've fostered the view that liberal economics leads to a kind of Dickensian vision of child labor and old women crying in the...
    on Apr 13, 2006 By: Charles Grant Source: New York Times

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