Sentence Examples

  • Step by step, with sagacious and patient accuracy, he advanced to the great discovery which has immortalized his name.
  • The army had appeared a hard master when it ent its strength to a wise and sagacious rule.
  • He was transparent in character, chivalrous, kindly, firm, eloquent and sagacious; his purity of motive and unselfishness commanded absolute confidence; he had originality and initiative in dealing with new and difficult circumstances, and great aptitude for business details.
  • No better fared Clement's medieval rights to Parma; nor could the sagacious and popular Benedict XIV.
  • But, as has been remarked by Dr Robert Grant (History of Physical Astronomy, p. 515), we are no more warranted in drawing so important a conclusion from casual remarks, however sagacious, than we should be justified in stating that Seneca was in possession of the discoveries of Newton because he predicted that comets would one day be found to revolve in periodic orbits.