Speech was given to man to conceal his thoughts.
He was a learned man among lords, and a lord among learned men.
What is the meaning of this sentence?
Could anyone explain it.
(I don't have context, please explain what you understand)
He is a lord and a learned man. Among the lords he is the wisest one. And, in the group of learned men, he is a lord. This implies that within a group he is always the superior.