“It was well and kindly meant, but it was not a wise-like thing to do.”
“This was too much for the gravity of any one; and the stillness of the summer night was broken by a burst of hearty laughter from the whole company; and the old man made the matter little better, when the laugh had subsided by saying in a very grave manner, "Well, after a 'I think is would be a verra wise-like precaution wi' sic a wee bit body as her.”
“Miss Young and others prepared her outfit, and made her, as she said, "wise-like and decent," -- she, the while, holding daily receptions, for she was now regarded as one of the West African sights, and every one came to call upon her.”
“She was douce too, and wise-like -- and wisdom's sae cauld;”
“This was too much for the gravity of any one; and the stillness of the summer night was broken by a burst of hearty laughter from the whole company; and the old man made the matter little better, when the laugh had subsided, by saying in a very grave manner, "well, after a 'I think it would be a verra wise-like precaution wi' sic a wee bit body as her.”
“You gave me a deal of trouble when you was little, but it nearly broke my heart to come back and find you so quieted down and wise-like. ”
“And this I will say, though kennin 'my place,' at Davit Lunan is as dainty a man as is in Thrums, an 'there's no one' at's better behaved at a bural, being particularly wise-like (presentable) in's blacks, an 'them spleet new.”
“To his face she referred to him as a doited sumph, but to Grizel pleading for him she admitted that despite his warts and quarrelsome legs he was a great big muckle sonsy, stout, buirdly well set up, wise-like, havering man.”
“She's a wise-like body,' he said; 'let her have her way.”
“I've allus thought 'im wise-like an' sensible for a man in the Church wot ain't got much chance of knowin 'the wurrld, but he was jes' meanderin 'along to-day -- meanderin' an 'jabberin' about a meek an 'quiet sperrit, as if any of us wanted that kind o' thing 'ere!”
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all so (true): everywhere, always and by all: Quod semper, quod ubique, quod ab omnibus
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