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Illiterature Il*lit"er*a*ture, n.
Want of learning; illiteracy. [R.] --Ayliffe. Southey.
Wisdom literature Wis"dom lit"er*a*ture
The class of ancient Hebrew writings which deal reflectively
with general ethical and religious topics, as distinguished
from the prophetic and liturgical literature, and from the
law. It is comprised chiefly in the books of Job, Proverbs,
Ecclesiasticus, Ecclesiastes, and Wisdom of Solomon. The
``wisdom' (Hokhmah) of these writings consists in detached
sage utterances on concrete issues of life, without the
effort at philosophical system that appeared in the later
Hellenistic reflective writing beginning with Philo
Yellow-covered literatureYellow-covered Yel"low-cov`ered, a.
Covered or bound in yellow paper.
Yellow-covered literature, cheap sensational novels and
trashy magazines; -- formerly so called from the usual
color of their covers. [Colloq. U. S.] --Bartlett.
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