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  • he was sensible and sagacious
  • The latter was a shrewd, sagacious old man, who told me that he began for himself, when young, by wheeling clay for the brick-makers, learned to write after he was of age, carri’d the chain for surveyors, who taught him surveying, and he had now by his industry, acquir’d a good estate; and says he, "I foresee that you will soon work this man out of business, and make a fortune in it at Philadelphia."

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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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