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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.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 64. Stubb's Supper.
2  Thus spoke the sage: the kings without delay.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
3  Many parching summers are come and gone," continued the sage, "since I drank of the water of my own rivers.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 29
4  "Let him come," returned the sage.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 29
5  Then, advancing with a slow and noiseless step up the area, he placed himself immediately before the footstool of the sage.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30
6  The effect was equally strong on the sage, though differently exhibited.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30
7  The sage started, and bent his head aside, as if to catch the fleeting sounds of some passing melody.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30
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.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30
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.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30
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.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
11  He was a priest, a sage, and a man.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—A RESTRICTION
12  The sage is the man who knows how, at a given moment, to effect his own arrest.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—THE WISDOM OF THOLOMYES
13  In this respect, the ascetic and the sage converge.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VIII—FAITH, LAW
14  The gamin loves the city, he also loves solitude, since he has something of the sage in him.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—HIS FRONTIERS
15  Deep hearts, sage minds, take life as God has made it; it is a long trial, an incomprehensible preparation for an unknown destiny.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—A HEART BENEATH A STONE
Example Sentence:
1  In fear of death, the quiet saint or sage is dying all his life.