He was a self-educated man with a wonderful turn of phrase.
Raised in genteel poverty in rural Wales and then in Hertford, England, Wallace was largely self-educated .
Impressed, Davy offered the lad the position of laboratory assistant, a remarkable achievement for a self-educated boy.
He dropped out of school at the age of 15, and was largely self-educated .
Largely self-educated , Jack London had a love of books and a desire to write, but hadn't had a lot of success as a wordsmith yet.
Ohio-born and largely self-educated , Rosecrans graduated from West Point in 1842.
I do regard myself as much more self-educated than educated by anyone else.
I am not a foreign policy expert, but I am a self-educated outraged American citizen.
His parents, largely self-educated , never went beyond primary school.
The eldest son of a Dublin barrister who moved to London in 1867, Northcliffe was largely self-educated .