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"No fief can remain in the possession of a woman," was the sententious utterance of the bailiff.
“He may delay his defense if he like,” said a sententious young officer to whom I had imparted this natural wish.
Another long and deliberate pause succeeded these sententious questions and ready replies.
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
As soon as the door had closed behind him, several of the gamesters exchanged sententious nods and glances.
Thus appealed to, however, he answered his friend in his ordinary sententious manner.
THE DEERSLAYERJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
"I was never corrupted," said the other, with a sententious gravity whose hypocrisy was palpable.
THAT BOY OF NORCOTT'SCHARLES JAMES LEVER
"There's always a lot of talk when folks die sudden," he went on, in a sententious tone.
WHAT TIMMY DIDMARIE ADELAIDE BELLOC LOWNDES
Whether the subject was lively or sententious, gay or serious, his abilities seemed equally applicable to all.
MANNERS, VOL 2 OF 3FRANCES BROOKE
Another will not allow of a sententious manner in my letters; I will still justify myself by Seneca.
"Preserves the wood," was the sententious reply, and it was all the answer I could get.
THE LOG OF A SEA-WAIFFRANK T. BULLEN

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