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She must be very sure of him, thought the little Italian sagely.

At the entrance, Verelst, pretexting a pretext, sagely dropped out.

"First impressions are always best, I find," she said sagely.

"A woman is never too young to adore some man," said Marjorie, sagely.

"It takes two to make a quarrel, though," answered Tom sagely.

Well he knew his unpopularity and sagely judged his opportunities.

“Which will be the night after never,” declared Madeline Ayres sagely.

Here the magistrates looked at each other sagely, and nodded their wooden heads.

"Dividing their capital in order to keep up the price of stock," he said sagely.

“Yes, I know that too,” replied the Boer, nodding his head slowly and sagely.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from sage (adj.) + -ly (2).

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.