Sentence Examples

  • This discovery was not accidental or unforeseen, but was due to the sagacity of those who designed the voyage.
  • This Dr Parkman, a man of rare sagacity and exquisite humour, was the father of Francis Parkman, the historian.
  • His rule was noted for firmness, moderation and high political sagacity, and he succeeded for a long time in retaining the friendship and confidence of his master the shah, although his career was beset with political intrigues and jealousy on the part of rival and court favourites, and with internal turbulence.
  • By his political sagacity and moderation Manfred won a strong party to his side and helped Conrad to subjugate the rebellious barons.
  • To the inventive activity of the discoverer he had already united the patient skill of the observer and the practical sagacity of the experimentalist.