What is a Great Scholar?

From a book discussing Walter Bagehot:

“He is, in short, one of those rare teachers who have explained intricate matters with such complete clearness, as to make the public forget that what is now so clear ever needed explanation.”

That is what we all strive for.


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  1. Shag from Brookline says:

    Just how clear is our Constitution in this time of what many say is political dysfunction due in part to the Constitution? As I have suggested elsewhere, it seems that constitutional law has become a blood sport.