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sage
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David Copperfield
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sage
Used in
David Copperfield
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  • Mr. Dick had regularly assisted at our councils, with a meditative and sage demeanour.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I answered 'Not at all!' and Traddles answered 'Not at all!' and I found myself afterwards sagely adding, alone, that a person must either live or die.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In consideration of the day and hour of my birth, it was declared by the nurse, and by some sage women in the neighbourhood who had taken a lively interest in me several months before there was any possibility of our becoming personally acquainted, first, that I was destined to be unlucky in life; and secondly, that I was privileged to see ghosts and spirits; both these gifts inevitably attaching, as they believed, to all unlucky infants of either gender, born towards the small hours…  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: the growing sage
as in: sage advice
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