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Søren Kierkegaard (1813–1855), Danish philosopher, author of "Fear and Trembling" (1843) and "The Sickness Unto Death" (1849).

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What does “wisdom that is so often loudly preached” mean in the Parable of the King and the Maiden?

In the first paragraph of "The Parable of the King and the Maiden": Suppose there was a king who loved a humble maiden and whose heart was unaffected by the wisdom that is so often loudly preached. ...