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.
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.
Their predominant and constant characteristic is a sober sagacity which instinctively judges aright and imperturbably realized its inspirations.
Raleigh and others, who recognize both sagacity and scholarship in Johnson's Preface and Notes.
But Laplace unquestionably surpassed his rival in practical sagacity and the intuition of physical truth.
At this time, had the affairs of the Boer community been managed with prudence and sagacity they might have established an enduring state.
As the result of his steadiness of aim and patient sagacity, at the end of his reign the Crown was victorious over the feudal nobility and the royal domain extended to the frontiers along with royal authority.
In estimating the comparative advantages and disadvantages of this wearisome period of his life, he has summed up with the impartiality of a philosopher and the sagacity of a man of the world.
The latter, however, with his usual sagacity, anticipated the objections which he saw could be urged against the famous fifteenth and sixteenth chapters.
The economist should be a man of wide sympathies and practical sagacity, in close touch with men of different grades, and, if possible, experienced in affairs.
Archytas may be quoted as an example of Plato's perfect ruler, the philosopher-king, who combines practical sagacity with high character and philosophic insight.
At times he had the sagacity to recognize the utility of alliances, as was shown by those he concluded with the Porte and with the Protestant princes of Germany.
Two factors contributed to produce this result, the extraordinary political sagacity of Olgierd and the life-long devotion of his brother Kiejstut.
It required little sagacity to identify it with the street mentioned by Pausanias as leading from the agora towards Lechaeum.
Hume came well out of the business, and had the sagacity to conclude that his admired friend was little better than a madman.
To undoubted military genius he added considerable political sagacity, and he deserves particular credit for his efforts to improve the administration of justice.
They decided each problem on its merits, looking more to the spirit than to the letter, and often showing a practical sagacity worthy of Johnson himself.
In reality, the policy of Francis, save for some flashes of sagacity, was irresolute and vacillating.
Mariana's Historiae, though in many parts uncritical, is justly esteemed for its research, accuracy, sagacity and style.
It displays considerable research and sagacity, and even when dealing with contemporary events gives a favourable impression, upon the whole, of the author's candour and truth.