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Daemon
Posted: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 12:00:00 AM
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live in an/(one's) ivory tower

To reside or exist in a place or among a social circle that is characterized by effete academic intelligence and thus is out of touch with or aloof from the realities of life. More...

KSPavan
Posted: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 3:36:38 AM

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live in an/(one's) ivory tower — To reside or exist in a place or among a social circle that is characterized by effete academic intelligence and thus is out of touch with or aloof from the realities of life.
raghd muhi al-deen
Posted: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 2:17:37 PM

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with my pleasure
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Posted: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 5:26:58 PM

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Posted: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 6:45:57 PM
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Living high up in the ivory tower,
Close under the sun's frying power,
Too high from the shade of a bower,
Looking down on us, the look so dour.
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