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judicious
used in The Mill on the Floss

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showing good judgment
  • "Bless me!" said Mr. Deane, judiciously introducing a new idea, "why, now I come to think of it, somebody said Wakem was going to send his son—the deformed lad—to a clergyman, didn't they, Susan?"
    1.7 -- Book 1 Chapter 7 -- Enter the Aunts and Uncles (86% in)
  • Mrs. Pullet took off her cap, displaying the brown silk scalp with a jutting promontory of curls which was common to the more mature and judicious women of those times, and placing the bonnet on her head, turned slowly round, like a draper's lay-figure, that Mrs. Tulliver might miss no point of view.
    1.9 -- Book 1 Chapter 9 -- To Garum Firs (37% in)
  • But he told Mr. Tulliver several stories about "Swing" and incendiarism, and asked his advice about feeding pigs in so thoroughly secular and judicious a manner, with so much polished glibness of tongue, that the miller thought, here was the very thing he wanted for Tom.
    2.1 -- Book 2 Chapter 1 -- Tom's "First Half" (23% in)
  • Public opinion, in these cases, is always of the feminine gender,—not the world, but the world's wife; and she would have seen that two handsome young people—the gentleman of quite the first family in St. Ogg's—having found themselves in a false position, had been led into a course which, to say the least of it, was highly injudicious, and productive of sad pain and disappointment, especially to that sweet young thing, Miss Deane.
    7.2 -- Book 7 Chapter 2 -- St. Ogg's Passes Judgment (5% in)

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