A person who seeks reason and truth by thinking and meditation
Even Pumpkin Green, the trekking philosopher, tossed in his two cents.
To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, and they who edit and read it are old women over their tea.
It would have suggested many things to a philosopher to have dealings with him.
How can a man be a philosopher and not maintain his vital heat by better methods than other men?
The messenger being gone, the philosopher remarked: What a worthy messenger!