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sage

n. one celebrated for wisdom, experience, and judgment; various plants of the genus Salvia

Classic Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)

1 I'm bressed if he ain't more of shark dan Massa Shark hisself, muttered the old man, limping away; with which sage ejaculation he went to his hammock.

2 Thus spoke the sage: the kings without delay.

3 Many parching summers are come and gone," continued the sage, "since I drank of the water of my own rivers.

4 "Let him come," returned the sage.

5 Then, advancing with a slow and noiseless step up the area, he placed himself immediately before the footstool of the sage.

6 The effect was equally strong on the sage, though differently exhibited.

7 The sage started, and bent his head aside, as if to catch the fleeting sounds of some passing melody.

8 After a patient pause, however, one of the aged men, perceiving that the sage had lost the recollection of the subject before them, ventured to remind him again of the presence of the prisoner.

9 "The words of the Delaware are said," returned the sage, closing his eyes, and dropping back into his seat, alike wearied with his mental and his bodily exertion.

10 Thither Tamenund also retired, with calm composure, after a short and touching interview with Uncas; from whom the sage separated with the reluctance that a parent would quit a long lost and just recovered child.

11 He was a priest, a sage, and a man.

12 The sage is the man who knows how, at a given moment, to effect his own arrest.

13 In this respect, the ascetic and the sage converge.

14 The gamin loves the city, he also loves solitude, since he has something of the sage in him.

15 Deep hearts, sage minds, take life as God has made it; it is a long trial, an incomprehensible preparation for an unknown destiny.

Example Sentence:

1 In fear of death, the quiet saint or sage is dying all his life.