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Sense and Sensibility
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  • Margaret’s sagacity was not always displayed in a way so satisfactory to her sister.
  • The selfish sagacity of the latter, which had at first drawn Robert into the scrape, was the principal instrument of his deliverance from it; for her respectful humility, assiduous attentions, and endless flatteries, as soon as the smallest opening was given for their exercise, reconciled Mrs. Ferrars to his choice, and re-established him completely in her favour.
  • CHAPTER 40 "Well, Miss Dashwood," said Mrs. Jennings, sagaciously smiling, as soon as the gentleman had withdrawn, "I do not ask you what the Colonel has been saying to you; for though, upon my honour, I TRIED to keep out of hearing, I could not help catching enough to understand his business.

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  • She is a smart and sagacious statesman.
  • He’s been making sagacious business decisions for more than 30 years.

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