But of course I said nothing in reply except that I would do my best, though I feared (I realty felt it necessary to repeat this) that he thought me much more sagacious than I was.
The sagacious Smallweed supplies him with the newspaper and occasionally drops his eye upon him from the landing as a precaution against his becoming disgusted with waiting and making an untimely departure.
Mr. Guppy nods his sagacious head, advances it yet closer, and drops into a whisper.
"So sagacious, our young friend," said she to me in her mysterious way.
But exceedingly sagacious!
But ve-ry sagacious!
Now, I have had very little pleasure at our dear Richard’s lately, and your practical sagacity demonstrates why.
He was really very kind and gentle, and as he stood before the fire warming his boots and rubbing his face with his forefinger, I felt a confidence in his sagacity which reassured me.
Mr. Jobling is about to interrupt when the sagacious Smallweed checks him with a dry cough and the words, "Hem!
The best you can, the best you can!" and Mr. Bucket, with a nod and a sagacious crook of the forefinger, slips down into the hall, where the voices quickly die away.
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She is a smart and sagacious statesman.
He’s been making sagacious business decisions for more than 30 years.