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sage
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Ulysses
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  • Maeterlinck says: If Socrates leave his house today he will find the sage seated on his doorstep.
  • Island of saints and sages!

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  • Jenny Lind soup: stock, sage, raw eggs, half pint of cream.
  • The sage repeated: Lex talionis.
  • —Antiquity mentions that Stagyrite schoolurchin and bald heathen sage, Stephen said, who when dying in exile frees and endows his slaves, pays tribute to his elders, wills to be laid in earth near the bones of his dead wife and bids his friends be kind to an old mistress (don’t forget Nell Gwynn Herpyllis) and let her live in his villa.
  • But beware Antisthenes, the dog sage, and the last end of Arius Heresiarchus.

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as in: sage advice Define
profound wisdom; or one known for being wise
as in: the growing sage Define
a name for various plants including one used as a popular spice and another commonly called sagebrush or: the color of such plants (a shade of green with some hint of gray)
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