Wise

(The)

ALBERT II., Duke of Austria, called The Lame and Wise. (1289, 1330-1358.) ALFONSO X. (or IX.) of Leon, and IV. of Castile, called The Wise and The Astronomer. (1203, 1252-1285.) ABEN-ESRA, a Spanish rabbi, born at Toledo (1119-1174.)

CHARLES V. of France, called Le Sage. (1337, regent 1358-1360, king 1364-1380.) CHE-TSOU, founder of the fourteenth dynasty of China, called Hou-pe-lae (the model ruler), and his sovereignty The Wise Government. (1278-1295.)

COMTE DE LAS CASES, called Le Sage. (1766-1842.)

FREDERICK, Elector of Saxony. (1463, 1544-1554.)

JOHN V. of Brittany, called The Good and Wise. (1389, 1399-1442.)

Nathan the Wise. A drama by Lessing, based on a story in the De-cameron. (Day x., Novel 3.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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