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  • n. Plural form of sagacity.


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  • In the last paragraph of the Prologue, verse 7, Zarathustra gives us a foretaste of his teaching concerning the big and the little sagacities, expounded subsequently.

    Thus spake Zarathustra; A book for all and none

  • It was against the aristocracy, not against the people, that they directed their acute sagacities and unsparing energies.

    Mosaics of Grecian History

  • My antagonist manifestly attached a great deal of importance to these borrowed sagacities, for he often heaved them at me in lengths of a column or two, and urged me to read every word of them.

    Prejudices : first series,

  • England land, with its complications and its policies, became an empty vision to him; Sir Evelyn Baring, with his cautions and sagacities, hardly more than a tiresome name.

    The End of General Gordon: Paras. 31-66

  • Let us, at least, be the equal of these sagacities.

    Here are Ladies

  • He never once thought how the twentieth century was to become known as the Century of The Home, with the home brew, and the subscription editions, and the sagacities of women.


  • This absence of the red-hot truisms of boyhood; this sense that he is not rooted in the ancient sagacities of infancy, has, I think, a great deal to do with his position as a member of an alien minority in Ireland.

    George Bernard Shaw

  • The terse and pregnant essays of Bacon, the brusque, cant-hating wit and wisdom of Samuel Johnson, the critical sagacities of Hazlitt, the remorseless searchings of Carlyle, the brilliant expositions of

    Platform Monologues

  • Mr. Johnson can now examine the plans of mice or men that your combined sagacities have so obligingly placed face upward before him, and decide his policies at his leisure.

    Copper Streak Trail

  • "Not always, monsieur," said Jeanne, who had watched the gathering of the sagacities with her deep eyes.

    The Rough Road


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