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sage as in:  sage advice

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  • You can read her sage relationship advice at her blog.
  • Some call Warren Buffett the "Sage of Omaha".
    sage = someone known for being wise
  • If you have any sage words of feminine advice.   (source)
    sage = wise
  • "She didn't want us showing off," said Ron sagely.   (source)
    sagely = wisely
  • "Nice-lookin' bruise you got there, kid."
    I touched my cheek gingerly. "Really?"
    Two-Bit nodded sagely. "Nice cut, too."   (source)
    sagely = like a wise person with experience
  • Charles Wallace nodded sagely.   (source)
    sagely = wisely
  • Everybody agreed, sagely.   (source)
  • And no one, especially not the idiotic sages around here, is capable of understanding us, since we're more sensitive and much more advanced in our thinking than any of them ever suspect!   (source)
    sages = wise people
  • I take a deep breath as I soak in even more sage advice from her.   (source)
    sage = wise
  • Bibwit bowed to the blue caterpillar-that oracle of oracles, sage of sages, wisest of the wise-sitting curled in a corner of the garden, puffing on his hookah while a gwynook-a small creature with a penguin's body and an old man's wrinkled face-waddled about on his back.   (source)
    sage = wise person
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  • That's the teaching of our sages.   (source)
    sages = people known for being wise
  • great thinkers and sages   (source)
  • Some of the people are saying the Eight sages took you away to teach you magic,   (source)
    sages = wise people
  • He nodded sagely.   (source)
    sagely = like a wise person with experience
  • by which the fools steal the wisdom of the sages.   (source)
    sages = wise people
  • She shook her head sagely.   (source)
    sagely = like a wise person with experience
  • But, out of the whole human family, it would not have been easy to select the same number of wise and virtuous persons, who should be less capable of sitting in judgment on an erring woman's heart, and disentangling its mesh of good and evil, than the sages of rigid aspect towards whom Hester Prynne now turned her face.   (source)
    sages = wise people
  • ...said the sage, as he shook his grey locks,   (source)
    sage = person known for being wise
  • His notable little wife ... had enough to do to attend to her housekeeping and manage her poultry; for, as she sagely observed, ducks and geese are foolish things, and must be looked after, but girls can take care of themselves.   (source)
    sagely = wisely
  • Fanny believed there was scarcely a second feeling in common between them; and she may be forgiven by older sages for looking on the chance of Miss Crawford's future improvement as nearly desperate, for thinking that if Edmund's influence in this season of love had already done so little in clearing her judgment, and regulating her notions, his worth would be finally wasted on her even in years of matrimony.   (source)
    sages = wise people
  • The Count nodded sagely.†   (source)
  • "No," Will said, nodding his head sagely.†   (source)
  • "Yes, but maybe is good reason for that," said Boris sagely.†   (source)
  • The nurse nodded sagely.†   (source)
  • They nodded sagely and there was another moment of silence.†   (source)
  • As Barbara Woodhouse had so sagely predicted, our mentally unstable, abnormal mutt had entered the feces-eating stage of his life.†   (source)
  • "I have to go," I tell the man next to me, who looks a little surprised but nods sagely.†   (source)
  • Kayla and Austin nodded sagely.†   (source)
  • I sat there nodding sagely.†   (source)
  • I read it, nodded my head sagely, and passed it to Kathy, who ostentatiously took out his matches as if to bum the note when Swanepoel swooped into the room, grabbed the paper out of Kathy's hands, and said something about the dangers of lighting matches indoors.†   (source)
  • Jamie nodded sagely.†   (source)
  • They smiled and nodded sagely.†   (source)
  • Then Judith nodded sagely.†   (source)
  • Only his life's blood could pay for his crimes, your laws said, and Stannis Baratheon is not a man to go against the law ...but as you said so sagely, the laws of men end at the Wall.†   (source)
  • "Ah," he says, nodding sagely.†   (source)
  • "It should," said Scathach sagely.†   (source)
  • Beware when the so-called sagely men come limping into sight.'†   (source)
  • "You like to eat," he said sagely.†   (source)
  • "The thing to do with a boy," he said sagely, "is to show him all it is to show.†   (source)
  • Bibwit bowed to the blue caterpillar-that oracle of oracles, sage of sages, wisest of the wise-sitting curled in a corner of the garden, puffing on his hookah while a gwynook-a small creature with a penguin's body and an old man's wrinkled face-waddled about on his back.   (source)
  • If sages were ever wise in their own behoof, I might have foreseen all this.   (source)
  • 'Poisonous toadstools don't change their spots,' said Ron sagely.†   (source)
  • 'She clearly wanted to avoid another scene like Trelawney's,' said Ernie Macmillan sagely, squeezing over to join them.†   (source)
  • Blitzen nodded sagely.†   (source)
  • Bran nodded sagely.†   (source)
  • Hedge nodded sagely.†   (source)
  • The child speaks as sagely as a crone.†   (source)
  • He nodded so sagely that everyone suspected a personal experience of his own.†   (source)
  • "They need some Northern capital," said Max Isaacs sagely.†   (source)
  • "These mountain women take a lot of killing," said Jeff Spaugh sagely.†   (source)
  • "Snow will be good for the wheat," observed the druggist sagely.†   (source)
  • "Quite true; I had not thought of it," I replied, wagging my head sagely.†   (source)
  • "Ah, that's the secret," said Joan Durbeyfield sagely.†   (source)
  • "Plenty, plenty," replied the coroner, most sagely and solemnly.†   (source)
  • "Wait till the summer," said Mrs. Hall sagely, "when the artisks are beginning to come.†   (source)
  • The whole council nodded sagely and decided, "Yump, not hardly up to snuff."†   (source)
  • "Mais, assez puissant!" said the other porter sagely.†   (source)
  • "Not unlike Captain Nemo," Conseil replied sagely.†   (source)
  • "Think it over," said Dick sagely.†   (source)
  • It was when anthropophobia set in, when he was made uneasy by people who walked too close to him, that, sagely viewing his list and seeing how many phobias were now checked, he permitted himself to rest.†   (source)
  • Aunt Mary shook her gray head sagely.†   (source)
  • Mrs. Epanchin put these questions hastily and brusquely, and when the prince answered she nodded her head sagely at each word he said.†   (source)
  • Out then spake Hrothgar in answer to himward: 1840
    Thy word-saying soothly the Lord of all wisdom
    Hath sent into thy mind; never heard I more sagely
    In a life that so young was a man word be laying;
    Strong of might and main art thou and sage of thy mood,
    Wise the words of thy framing.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • He could talk sagely about the world's old age, but never actually believed what he said; he was a young man still, and therefore looked upon the world—that gray-bearded and wrinkled profligate, decrepit, without being venerable—as a tender stripling, capable of being improved into all that it ought to be, but scarcely yet had shown the remotest promise of becoming.†   (source)
  • the author of my history was no sage, but some ignorant chatterer   (source)
    sage = wise person
  • "None sae bad," Murtagh agreed, nodding sagely.†   (source)
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sage as in:  the growing sage

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  • Sage has an earthy, minty flavor with light piney and citrus notes.   (source)
    sage = a popular herb
  • Surrounded by chollas, bur sage, and the comical scurrying of collared lizards, McCandless pitched his tent in the puny shade of a tamarisk and basked in his newfound freedom.   (source)
    sage = a type of plant
  • Sea-foam green and sage, that's what you should look for, classic and feminine.   (source)
    sage = the color of various green plants
  • I'd mash the beans with roasted garlic and sage and serve them on toasted rounds of homemade sourdough bread.   (source)
    sage = a name for various plants including one used as a popular spice
  • For centuries eucalyptus has been used by the American Indians for healing, protection, and purification, just as they used white sage to drive out negative spirits, energies, and influences.   (source)
  • They're puffing and sweating by the time they break out of the sage into our bald yard.   (source)
    sage = a name for various plants including one used as a popular spice and another commonly called sagebrush
  • ...a great variety of herb and root odors were almost hidden by the smell of mountain sage and something as ordinary as curry powder.   (source)
    sage = any of various plants including one used as a popular spice and another that is a type of brush with a strong scent
  • The heavy smell of sage slipped down the hill.   (source)
    sage = a name for various plants including one used as a popular spice and another commonly called sagebrush
  • A horseman showed dark on the sky-line, then merged into the color of the sage.   (source)
    sage = a type of plant
  • Yet every one had had enough, and the youngest Cratchits in particular, were steeped in sage and onion to the eyebrows!   (source)
    sage = a popular spice
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  • You're supposed to use sage to clear out negative energy before you use sweet grass.   (source)
    sage = a name for various plants including one used as a popular spice and another commonly called sagebrush
  • A cool wind blew in from the desert, rustling the sage,   (source)
    sage = a type of plant
  • And now two smaller Cratchits, boy and girl, came tearing in, screaming that outside the baker's they had smelt the goose, and known it for their own; and basking in luxurious thoughts of sage and onion, these young Cratchits danced about the table, and exalted Master Peter Cratchit to the skies, while he (not proud, although his collars nearly choked him) blew the fire, until the slow potatoes bubbling up, knocked loudly at the saucepan-lid to be let out and peeled.   (source)
    sage = a popular spice
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  • Before them stood an up-sloping field of sunflowers taller than Edgar—row upon row of sage trunks topped by hairy, fluted plates, all pointed off angle to the risen sun.†   (source)
  • THERE WERE DAYS, after rain, when the air suddenly filled with the sharp tang of sage.†   (source)
  • "Only the artist knows," Daddy says with a sage nod.†   (source)
  • And in place of sage, that delicate leaf that binds the flavors together?†   (source)
  • Lemongrass and sage.†   (source)
  • Before the sage could die of fright, Vishnu awoke and took him back into his mouth.†   (source)
  • But her mind was far away, free and fleet, hurtling like a speeding missile beyond Kabul, over craggy brown hills and over deserts ragged with clumps of sage, past canyons of jagged red rock and over snowcapped mountains..."When I told him I was going back to Kabul, he asked me to find you.†   (source)
  • They did indeed burn sage and mallowsweet there on the classroom floor, and Firenze told them to look for certain shapes and symbols in the pungent fumes, but he seemed perfectly unconcerned that not one of them could see any of the signs he described, telling them that humans were hardly ever good at this, that it took centaurs years and years to become competent, and finished by telling them that it was foolish to put too much faith in such things, anyway, because even centaurs sometimes read them wrongly.†   (source)
  • Now I'm a sage.†   (source)
  • And then there were the herbs: oil infusions of calamus, mugwort, sage, and wintergreen; cocktails made out of black cohosh and pennyroyal.†   (source)
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  • Sage nods all round.†   (source)
  • Sixpence will get the two of us in with tuppence left over for two squares of Cleeves' toffee, and we have a great time looking at Riders of the Purple Sage.†   (source)
  • Pedro pretended he'd come in for a glass of lime water with sage, quickly got it, and left the kitchen.†   (source)
  • We are quite definitely here as representatives of the Amalgamated Union of Philosophers, Sages, Luminaries and Other Thinking Persons, and we want this machine off, and we want it off now!†   (source)
  • The air smelled of sage and burning mesquite.†   (source)
  • Zeitoun is fixing the woodwork with caulk and putty, repainting the interiors with medium grey and sage-green and bone-white.†   (source)
  • What was that line from Yeats, about the bemused Chinese sages?†   (source)
  • 0 India J. Paul Getty 50.1 United States James G. Fair 47.2 United States William Weightman Russell Sage John Blair Anil Ambani 46.1 United States 45.1 45.1 45.0 United States United States India Leland Stanford Howard Hughes Jr. 44.9 United States 43-4 United States Cyrus Curtis 43.2 United States John Insley Blair 42.4 United States Edward Henry 40.9 Harriman United States No. Name Wealth in Billions (USD) Origin C o m p a n y or Source of Wealt†   (source)
  • I am Osthato Chetowa, the Mourning Sage.†   (source)
  • A radiator clanked in one corner, and the rug on the floor was a hideous embroidery of western sage and cactus — Danny bad already fallen in love with it, Wendy saw.†   (source)
  • Supper was pasta with sage.†   (source)
  • It's what they deserve, they joke, for having listened to their mothers, and for getting together in the first place, and the fact that they are united in their resignation makes the consequences somewhat bearable; Within weeks of announcing their engagement, the date is settled, the hotel booked, the menu decided, and though for a while there are nightly phone calls, her mother asking if they prefer a sheet cake or layers, sage— or rose-colored napkins, Chardonnay or Chablis, there is little for either Gogol or Moushumi to do other than listen and say yes, whichever seems best, it all sounds fine.†   (source)
  • Do you think you could find me some wild sage?†   (source)
  • The person questioned smiles beatifically and responds in some non sequitur that would make the babble of the Web's worst village idiot seem like sage aphorisms in comparison.†   (source)
  • I envisioned her as the wise sage, sitting in a rocking chair, impassively pouring the moving details of her life into my waiting tape recorder over six weeks, maybe two months, me prodding her along, her cooperating, cringing, inching along, mother and son, hand in hand, fighting forward, emotionally wrought, until-behold!†   (source)
  • He gave a sage smile.†   (source)
  • Becky had the Sabbath off, so I served Madam her meal of cold pork, peas, and onions cooked with sage.†   (source)
  • The old Chinese sage Chuang-tzu, for example, said: Once I dreamed I was a butterfly, and now I no longer know whether I am Chuang-tzu, who dreamed I was a butterfly, or whether I am a butterfly dreaming that I am Chuang-tzu.†   (source)
  • Sage and cactus and tumble-weeds here and there, all looking scraggly and half.†   (source)
  • Hollingsworth offered sage medical advice—"Don't sit between a fever patient and a fire"—and provided various techniques for dealing with medical emergencies, such as accidental poisoning.†   (source)
  • Like the herb, clary sage.†   (source)
  • They insisted that their father take them to see the overwhelming novelty of the sages of Memphis that was being advertised at the entrance of a tent that, according to what was said, had belonged to King Solomon.†   (source)
  • For providing inspiration, hospitality, friendship, information, and sage advice, I'm grateful to Tom Hornbein, Bill Atkinson, Madeleine David, Steve Gipe, Don Peterson, Martha Kongsgaard, Peter Goldman, Rebecca Roe, Keith Mark Johnson, Jim Clash, Muneo Nukita, Helen Trueman, Steve Swenson, Conrad Anker, Alex Lowe, Colin Grissom, Kitty Calhoun, Peter Hackett, David Shlim, Brownie Schoene, Michael Chessler, Marion Boyd†   (source)
  • He inhaled, sensed the softly cutting contralto smell of sage climbing the night.†   (source)
  • f felt silly in my sage-green volunteer's uniform, and superfluous, unlike the white-uniformed doctors and nurses, or even the brown-uniformed scrubwomen with their mops and their buckets of grimy water, who passed me without a word.†   (source)
  • Their only flavor came from the lemon and sage Mandy had sprinkled on them.†   (source)
  • There's rosemary, parsley, oregano, lemon thyme, basil, sage.†   (source)
  • I wonder what sage smells like, the smell he said was his favorite in his old life.†   (source)
  • He was only demonstrating certain basic pronunciation patterns but the transformation in his face and voice made me think he was making a pas sage between levels of being.†   (source)
  • Dean Sager, a former staff economist for the U.S. House of Representatives' Small Business Committee, has called Subway the "worst" franchise in America.†   (source)
  • I'm neither a sage nor a just man.†   (source)
  • "Don't worry, we'll burn sage," Liz said.†   (source)
  • Instead of juniper and sage growing underneath them, there was almost nothing, some thin grass, a very few spindly bushes.†   (source)
  • I Still Wasn't Down When We Landed High-rise casinos, each with a 'got rich' story or two and thousands of sad little secrets, gigantic glittering towers of glass and ungodly neon intruding upon the beauty of the July dusk, yet waving a welcome home, midst a bayou of cement, asphalt shingles, tinted panes, fake wood siding, and lingering in the distance, an ocean of sage-embroidered playa, vast as time itself, those very seconds, hours, eons locked within the fringe of great crustal blocks most call mountains.†   (source)
  • Yeah, some strands of it, and some sage, too.†   (source)
  • What was a surgeon like Stone to do with poultices, or tiny containers of wormwood, thyme, and sage?†   (source)
  • I order Parma ham and Fontina cheese and sage.†   (source)
  • "A dead dentist ain't a sage bush," Call said.†   (source)
  • I watch the car pull up the hill and stop down a piece from our yard, and the dust keeps coming, crashing into the rear of it and busting in every direction and finally settling on the sage and soapweed round about and making it look like chunks of red, smoking wreckage.†   (source)
  • My sister Sage?†   (source)
  • iterate economic sage, who coined the phrase "conventional wisdom."†   (source)
  • He lowered the window and felt the blast of the hot sage-scented air on his face.†   (source)
  • His words dripped with sincerity, with love and respect for me, with reverence for Aga Hakim's sage counsel.†   (source)
  • They squeezed their fat arms elbow deep in the ground meat, mixed it with gray nose-opening sage, pepper and salt, and made tasty little samples for all obedient children who brought wood for the slick black stove.†   (source)
  • Sage counsel, savage wit, a bit of tumbling.†   (source)
  • I had long talks with the sage senior editor, Cody Hall, who made it plain that I should be proud of who I was.†   (source)
  • Nately's father brimmed continually with sage and sophisticated counsel of that kind.†   (source)
  • He tarried there from errantry, and melodies they taught to him, and sages old him marvels told, and harps of gold they brought to him.†   (source)
  • Every cave was stocked with dry brush and bits of sage and juniper for fires.†   (source)
  • It was now that a whispering campaign began to the effect that all southern slave masters were known to cohabit with slave women and that the Sage of Monticello was no exception.†   (source)
  • I crawl into my bed, which is covered in a sage-green floral-print comforter just like the one in my bedroom at home.†   (source)
  • Total peed on their sage bushes and gave Magnolia a dirty look.†   (source)
  • He considered these words and the unexpectedly sage marmot sitting beside him, casually grooming his coat.†   (source)
  • Rosemary and sage.†   (source)
  • On a fine spring day the villagers at a place my mother had never visited before would wave peach branches and fans, which are emblems of Chung-li Ch'uan, the chief of the Eight Sages and keeper of the elixir of life.†   (source)
  • He certainly was no sage.†   (source)
  • Uncle Press turned to me and with the sincerity of a sage teacher imparting golden words of wisdom, he said, "There are no problems, only challenges."†   (source)
  • He didn't have any frankincense, so sage, which grew in abundance in the surrounding mountains, would have to do.†   (source)
  • But there's no one to show the sauce tomatoes to, no one to smell his rosemary and sage.†   (source)
  • "You're pretending," Dr. Raeburn said, not sage or professional but a little shocked by the discovery, as if I'd been trying to hide a pack of his cigarettes behind my back.†   (source)
  • He smelled wood smoke and sage in the old man's clothes.†   (source)
  • Add sage.†   (source)
  • Vivienne, on the other hand, had a sager aura about her and I couldn't help but feel some sort of reverence toward her.†   (source)
  • After all, said one sage from cardiology, why in the world would anyone with a French passport actually choose to live in Israel at a time like this?†   (source)
  • The gray and dusty sage wears oily armor to protect its inward small moistness.†   (source)
  • Spring was at hand, and even the arid sage flats soon came to life.†   (source)
  • Of this, the sages say nothing.†   (source)
  • They weren't fools, those old sages who called all art the Devil's work.†   (source)
  • As they stepped off, the sage grass was shivering gently in shades of silver and the clinkers under their feet glittered with a fresh black light.†   (source)
  • Hoss Cartwright battling the witches of the Purple Sage.†   (source)
  • On the sage-orange tree beside the porch the leaves lay along the air as lazily as if they were almost asleep, and ever so quietly moved, and lay still again.†   (source)
  • Salt and native sage, pan broiled.†   (source)
  • He would have nothing to do, moreover, with Calhoun's "hands-off" slavery resolutions and "Southern Address," attacking that revered sage of the South for his "long-cherished and ill-concealed designs against the Union," and insisting to the Senate that he, Sam Houston, was "on this floor representative of the whole American people."†   (source)
  • A reminder to those few sages who remembered where it all began.†   (source)
  • And there's plenty of advice for sages in that book he would have done well to heed.†   (source)
  • Good or ill, say the sages, mean nothing for they are of Samsara.†   (source)
  • Agree with the sages, who have taught our people for as far as the memory of man may reach.†   (source)
  • Agree, but consider also a thing of which the sages do not speak.†   (source)
  • Even Stilgar does my bidding on occasion, and the sages, the wisest of the wise, listen to me and honor me in Council.†   (source)
  • In the stories that our mother recited, the holiest sages developed an extra eye right in the middle of their foreheads.†   (source)
  • C.E.T. Chairman Toure Bomoko, an Ulema of the Zensunnis and one of the fourteen delegates who never recanted ("The Fourteen Sages" of popular history), appeared to admit finally the C.E.T. had erred.†   (source)
  • The enlightened sages who understood the true power of this wisdom learned to fear its awesome potential.†   (source)
  • The followers of the Fourteen Sages, whose Book was the Orange Catholic Bible, and whose views are expressed in the Commentaries and other literature produced by the Commission of Ecumenical Translators.†   (source)
  • 'According to legend, the sages who encrypted the Ancient Mysteries long ago left behind a key of sorts ....a password that could be used to unlock the encrypted secrets.†   (source)
  • He prayed that his beloved country would soon come to grasp the true power of the Word—the recorded collection of the written wisdom of all the ancient masters—the spiritual truths taught by the great sages.†   (source)
  • The Order of the Rose Cross—or more formally the Ancient and Mystical Order Rosae Crucis—had an enigmatic history that had greatly influenced science and closely paralleled the legend of the Ancient Mysteries ....early sages possessing secret wisdom that was passed down through the ages and studied by only the brightest minds.†   (source)
  • "What's it called, Mother"—the duck voice coming out talking to my own mother—"when a person whispers to the head of the sages —no, not the sages, more like the buddhas but not real people like the buddhas (they've always lived in the sky and never turned into people like the buddhas)-and you whisper to them, the boss of them, and ask for things?†   (source)
  • And the men and women of the Pocket, mainly men and mainly single, with only a small cluster of marrieds and their albino, was the joke, children—they lived in semiattached bungalows at the edge of the missile range and listened to the wind that the sages of the old nations spoke about, evolving metaphors and philosophies, and it recrested the dunes, blowing steadily, sometimes, for days.†   (source)
  • It's a mystery, then, how people can have premonitions while sleeping, how they can do something unconsciously that has defeated our greatest sages.†   (source)
  • Many great trees grew there, planted long ago, falling into untended age amid a riot of careless descendants; and groves and thickets there were of tamarisk and pungent terebinth, of olive and of bay; and there were junipers and myrtles; and thymes that grew in bushes, or with their woody creeping stems mantled in deep tapestries the hidden stones; sages of many kinds putting forth blue flowers, or red, or pale green; and marjorams and new-sprouting parsleys, and many herbs of forms and scents beyond the garden-lore of Sam.†   (source)
  • I respectfully submitted my problem to one of these sages, read him the story, and told him what I understood from it.†   (source)
  • This is so, say the sages, for man must work off his burden of Karma if he is to achieve enlightenment.†   (source)
  • In the light of eternal values, say the sages, the suffering is as nothing; in the terms of Samsara, say the sages, it leads to that which is good.†   (source)
  • For this reason, say the sages, what does it profit a man to struggle within a dream against that which is his lot, which is the path he must follow to attain liberation?†   (source)
  • This struggle will also bear suffering, and so one's karmic burden will be lightened thereby, just as it would be by enduring the ugliness; but this suffering is productive of a higher end in the light of the eternal values of which the sages so often speak.†   (source)
  • To struggle against those who are mighty among dreamers and are mighty for ill, or ugliness, is not to struggle for that which the sages have taught us to be meaningless in terms of Samsara or Nirvana, but rather it is to struggle for the symmetrical dreaming of a dream, in terms of the rhythm and the point, the balance and the antithesis which will make it a thing of beauty.†   (source)
  • It smelled of clean linen and dried sage.†   (source)
  • But I do have one question: The herb that Emile has tucked under the ham—I know it isn't sage.†   (source)
  • I've always known I could count on you for really, really sage advice.†   (source)
  • Blue and dusty pink wild sage flowered among the trees.†   (source)
  • The scent of lemongrass and sage, once pleasant, turns sour in my nose.†   (source)
  • You are learning,said the Mourning Sage, drawing nearer.†   (source)
  • It was spring, and the air smelled of sage, and she was reading a letter from our father.†   (source)
  • THE MOURNING SAGE Snatches of the Shade's memories continued to flash through Eragon.†   (source)
  • He has a distinct smell—sweet and fresh, like sage and lemongrass.†   (source)
  • A three-pack of quadrunners sprinted closer and closer across the sage-studded sand.†   (source)
  • The Mourning Sage ....As you asked, I have come.†   (source)
  • Shadeslayer, why did the Mourning Sage leave the forest?†   (source)
  • He felt a little like a bartender in a TV show, dispensing sage advice.†   (source)
  • Is there some mightier sage, of whom we have yet to learn?†   (source)
  • I'd never seen so many stars above us, and the dry wind smelled of sage and pine.†   (source)
  • There were sage nods and at least one hallelujah in the overcrowded kitchen.†   (source)
  • Actually, desert sage does the same thing, but I like white sage better because it smells sweeter.†   (source)
  • And the sage asked him if there was anything he loved.†   (source)
  • When Sage and Paula—that's her partner—got married.†   (source)
  • He smelled piñon and sage in the wind that blew across the stony backbone of the ridge.†   (source)
  • The smell is extraordinary, like sage and autumn.†   (source)
  • "Yep, that's a big tribe of sage bushes," he would say.†   (source)
  • I'll give you sage counsel or sing you pretty songs, as you prefer.†   (source)
  • I chose to burn eucalyptus and sage tonight for the properties the herbs contain.†   (source)
  • Damien, did you get the eucalyptus and sage for me?†   (source)
  • 'A few bay-leaves, some thyme and sage, will do — before the water boils,' said Sam.†   (source)
  • We've come into the sage and sand of the desert and the engine's started to sputter.†   (source)
  • The smell of clay and mountain sage stirred old memories.†   (source)
  • I had to mix the dried sage and lavender together myself.†   (source)
  • The summer we arrived he grew a bumper crop of curry leaves, tomatoes, sage—and cannabis.†   (source)
  • Morn smelled the sage from her herb garden right after Sage was born.†   (source)
  • He's seen more Indians that turned out to be sage bushes than any man I know.†   (source)
  • In the shimmering mirages the men were always mistaking sage bushes for Indians.†   (source)
  • "I can get the sage and lavender," Damien said.†   (source)
  • With steady hands I took up the braided length of eucalyptus and sage.†   (source)
  • White sage is used a lot in traditional ceremonies.†   (source)
  • What works best is dried lavender and sage mixed together, but if I have to I can use pine.†   (source)
  • The live oaks got a crusty look and the sage-brush was gray.†   (source)
  • "He always tries to start it on the magneto," said the sage.†   (source)
  • The air was still, and Samuel could smell the day-heated sage.†   (source)
  • A sage once said that one never sees the Day of the Yuga, but only knows it when it is past.†   (source)
  • I am no sage that I can answer such questions.†   (source)
  • Once we were up in the room, the snake sent a mes-sage to You-Know-Who, I heard it happen inside my head, I felt him get excited, he said to keep me there...and then...†   (source)
  • "Whatsoever monies I have saved at the time of my death shall go to the Widow Sage," Bast said loudly across the room.†   (source)
  • I felt like the sage Markandeya, who fell out of Vishnu's mouth while Vishnu was sleeping and so beheld the entire universe, everything that there is.†   (source)
  • On my next trip I gathered some sage and dug up a few wild onions I'd noticed on the way up the hill.†   (source)
  • Alexander Rostov was neither scientist nor sage; but at the age of sixty-four he was wise enough to know that life does not proceed by leaps and bounds.†   (source)
  • It soared through the air and hit a gnarled trunk of blackened sage as the white house grew smaller and smaller in the distance.†   (source)
  • Their tasteless tooth will tear and taint The poet, patriot, sage or saint, Nor sparing wit nor learning.†   (source)
  • Then the bus turned onto a newly tarred road and drove in a straight line past the occasional clumps of greasewood and sage until it arrived at Topaz.†   (source)
  • I seasoned it with salt, pepper, and sage, then warmed a loaf of flatbread near the fire and broke open the wax on the cheese.†   (source)
  • He had opted for an herb that was as soft and aromatic as sage, but more bitter to the taste....It wasn't basil or oregano, of that the Count was certain, but he had definitely encountered it somewhere before.... "How is everything this evening, Your Excellency?"†   (source)
  • Where it would grow, they introduced camel sage, onion grass, gobi feather grass, wild alfalfa, burrow bush, sand verbena, evening primrose, incense bush, smoke tree, creosote bush.†   (source)
  • Inside these brotherhoods, they shared their wisdom only with the properly initiated, passing the wisdom from sage to sage.†   (source)
  • Heylmun settled on pasta preceded by roastedpumpkin chowder with a sprinkling of celery and onion, finished with crème fraîche and bacon-braised cranberry beans garnished with diced pumpkin, fried sage, and toasted pumpkin seeds.†   (source)
  • I drive out there sometimes and see grackles sparking across the landfill, down past the Indian tribe streets, and sometimes I take our granddaughter along when she is here on a visit and we see the sage gray truss of the waste facility and the planes in their landing patterns and the showy desert plants spilling over the pastel walls above the parking area.†   (source)
  • Sage, you hateful hag!†   (source)
  • as the old sage has said, "be careful what you ask for ...." we know now, through this confirmation, the cause of at least one fatality, and perhaps in the years to follow we shall uncover more.†   (source)
  • Sage counsel.†   (source)
  • DeeDee Gordon (and Sage) and Sally Horchow graciously lent me their homes for the long weeks of writing.†   (source)
  • In the spice shop she crushed leaves of sage and oregano in the palms of her hands for the pure pleasure of smelling them, and bought a handful of cloves, another of star anise, and one each of ginger root and juniper, and she walked away with tears of laughter in her eyes because the smell of the cayenne pepper made her sneeze so much.†   (source)
  • The van's air-conditioning helped, but just looking out at the endless desert and faded sage made the mouth dry.†   (source)
  • Near the chair, dressed for dinner in a cool green gown the color of sage leaves, was the queen of Attolia.†   (source)
  • The Subaru's tires whined along the asphalt, a stray gray thread in the khaki weave—sage and hardpan, cheatgrass and bitterbrush.†   (source)
  • There was green...the silvery green of sage clinging to the red, rocky soil and the deeper hue of junipers, which would give way to a sudden, seemingly planned sparseness.†   (source)
  • Much of the land John had added to those original riverside acres was poorer pasture, rough sage-strewn hills of red gumbo gashed with black volcanic rock.†   (source)
  • The clutter and racket of construction were hardly the tranquil setting one would imagine for a sage, but Chastellux thought the house admirably unlike anything he had seen in his American travels.†   (source)
  • They love to remind us to add only a pinch of oregano, or to rub the sage on the inside not the outside of the chicken, that sort of thing.†   (source)
  • at first when the rain fell from the sky so wide and deep it smelled like sage, my favorite smell I went up on the plateau to watch it come to see the gifts it always brought but this rain changed from blue to black and left nothing.†   (source)
  • We found quail tracks in the dust, quail tracks in the sand and mud of stream beds, bits of quail-feather fluff in the dry tips of the sage.†   (source)
  • There was no sage for the dressing, so I used mar say a spicy herb, and fresh celery that Reza had found after several hours of searching through markets.†   (source)
  • There was poetry and trash, Zane Grey's Riders of the Purple Sage, and a paperback with two naked women on the cover.†   (source)
  • 5 or 6 ducks
    salt and pepper to taste
    1 bay leaf
    8 hot dog buns
    2 bundles green onions
    1 bell pepper
    2 celery stalks 1 stick butter
    a 9-by-12-inch pan of cornbread
    1 sleeve of saltine crackers
    2 eggs, whipped
    1/2 cup evaporated milk
    1 teaspoon sage
    Phil Robertson's Cajun Style Seasoning Original†   (source)
  • Traveling in the intrepid spirit of Isabella Bird, and ignoring the sage advice of seasoned adventurers who told her Baltistan was impassable in snow, Murphy crisscrossed the Karakoram in deep winter, on horseback, with her five-year-old daughter.†   (source)
  • Plus, I was expecting the Voice to pop in at any second with some sage fortune-cookie advice like, See what Paris has to offer.†   (source)
  • "Subway is the biggest problem in franchising," Sager told Fortune magazine in 1998, "and emerges as one of the key examples of every [franchise] abuse you can think of:' Subway was founded in 1965 by Frederick DeLuca, who borrowed $1,000 from a family friend to open a sandwich shop in Bridgeport, Connecticut.†   (source)
  • They arrived at about three o'clock in the afternoon, suffocating in the top hats and frock coats they had worn during three days of official visits under the burning August sky, and they had to leave as curious as when they arrived, because for two desperate hours the parrot refused to say a single syllable, ignoring the pleas and threats and public humiliation of Dr. Urbino, who had insisted on that foolhardy invitation despite the sage warnings of his wife.†   (source)
  • ......and I'm about ten years old and I'm out in front of the shack sprinkling salt on salmon for the racks behind the house, when I see a car turn off the highway and come lumbering across the ruts through the sage, towing a load of red dust behind it as solid as a string of boxcars.†   (source)
  • To think that you were chosen to succeed Vrael, that you were given his quarters, that you have had the honor to serve the Mourning Sage ....†   (source)
  • In the spice locker they found peppercorns, cloves, and cinnamon, mustard seeds, coriander, sage and clary sage and parsley, blocks of salt.†   (source)
  • The piece had a great riverine wash, a broad arc of sage green or maybe mustard green with brushy gray disturbances, and it curved from the southeast corner up and across the north edge, touching nearly a third of the massed aircraft, several planes completely covered in the pigment—the work's circulating fluid, naming the pace, holding the surface together.†   (source)
  • Everything else looks like it usually does-the chickens fussing around in the grass on top of the 'dobe houses, the grasshoppers batting from bush to bush, the flies being stirred into black clouds around the fish racks by the little kids with sage flails, just like every other summer day.†   (source)
  • I wondered if he would have ever believed it, that his son would be sitting in New York, holding a copy of Riders of the Purple Sage.†   (source)
  • Halfway across the wide state of Nevada, the country changed from sage flats to pinion— and juniper-covered mountains.†   (source)
  • He was seen as the representative American, the rustic sage from the wilds of Pennsylvania (quite apart from the fact that he had lived sixteen years in London), and he agreeably played the part.†   (source)
  • She sniffed them and blew on them before she matched the plants with the stones, putting a sprig of blue-gray mountain sage with the blue stone.†   (source)
  • If you read your Vedas or your Gita, you'll remember a man went to the sage, Ramakrishna, saying, 'O Master, I don't know how to love God.'†   (source)
  • We exit from the park at Gardiner, where not much rain seems to fall, because the mountainsides show only grass and sage in the twilight.†   (source)
  • malthinae-to bind or hold in place; confine nalgask-a mixture of beeswax and hazelnut oil used to moisten the skin Osthato Chetowa-the Mourning Sage Reisa du adurna.†   (source)
  • Which was why his dad and his older sister, Sage, were down at their stand selling fresh eggs, goat's milk, honey, and his mother's homemade jams.†   (source)
  • Not enough hoses in all of Nevada to stop a blaze fueled by drought-drained sage and fed by a furious wind.†   (source)
  • Approaching Monticello by horseback afterward, an officer from Rochambeau's army, the Marquis de Chastellux, saw the great house "shining alone" on its summit, and described how, arriving on top, he found the "Sage" of Monticello wholly "retired from the world and public business."†   (source)
  • Make four bundles tie them with yucca spruce mixed with charcoal from burned weeds snakeweed and gramma grass and rock sage.†   (source)
  • The mule and the dun chewed on the greasewood bushes or what sage there was, but both were weakening.†   (source)
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