The more exalted the personage the longer, as a rule, is the body kept before cremation.
The Wizard was also most heartily welcomed by the straw man, who was an important personage in the Land of Oz.
Constant, who had met Madame de Stael at Lausanne in 1794, followed her in the next year to Paris, where he rapidly became a personage in the moderate republican circle which met in her salon; and by 1796 he had established with her intimate relations, which, in spite of many storms, endured for ten years.
At least Augustine speaks of such a personage, and the Fihrist also has knowledge of a chief of all Manichaeans.
In no European country is there any personage to whom the president can be said to correspond.