Internet savant Aaron Swartz was found dead in his New York apartment on Friday from an apparent suicide.
"I think sometimes the [media] tends to focus on those people who have savant skills," said Bell.
Like a savant, he navigates us through a tasting of three French beers, finished off by a pairing with 18-month-old comté cheese.
Thus, with the selfishness of an epicure and the tastes of a savant, he surrounded himself with the most luxurious elegance.
No savant now denies the transmittable taint of insanity and consumption.
Thus, perhaps, we may name ten poet-gamesters to one savant or philosopher who deserved the title or infamy.
Here the savant seeing a hobby-horse near, caught him and jumped on.
In the evening the gentleman, being a savant, goes to the Wister Society, and afterwards plays a snug rubber at a neighbour's.
This persistency had struck the savant, and he asked a mutual friend to introduce him.
I am only too glad to please and gratify the student and the savant.
"one eminent for learning," 1719, from French savant "a learned man," noun use of adjective savant "learned, knowing," former present participle of savoir "to know," from Vulgar Latin *sapere, from Latin sapere "be wise" (see sapient).