Sentence Examples with the word aptitude

The teachers must not belong to any congregation, and must have a diploma of aptitude for teaching and the degree of licenci.

He was not a fine scholar, in that restricted sense of the term which implies a special aptitude for turning English into Greek and Latin, or for original versification in the classical languages.

The well-educated Egyptian officer, with his natural aptitude for figures, does subordinate regimental routine carefully, and works well when supervised by men of stronger character.

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They are said to display an aptitude for clothing ideas in a Chinese dress very rare and remarkable in a foreigner.

Moreover, the best Japanese editors have caught with remarkable aptitude the spirit of modern journalism.

Balashev involuntarily flushed with pleasure at the aptitude of this reply, but hardly had he uttered the word Poltava before Caulaincourt began speaking of the badness of the road from Petersburg to Moscow and of his Petersburg reminiscences.

Before undertaking the management of a modern apiary, the bee-keeper should possess a certain amount of aptitude for the pursuit, without which it is hardly possible to succeed.

He was not without aptitude for diplomacy, and his intuitive insight and perception of character sometimes enabled him to outwit the crafty politicians by whom he was surrounded.

They brought with them from China their aptitude for the organization of secret societies which, almost from the first, assumed the guise of political associations.

But this superficiality was accompanied by such wonderful acuteness within a certain range, by such an absolutely unsurpassed literary aptitude and sense of style in all the lighter and some of the graver modes of literature, by such untiring energy and versatility in enterprise, that he has no parallel among ready writers anywhere.