statesman


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statesman

1. a political leader whose wisdom, integrity, etc., win great respect
2. a person active and influential in the formulation of high government policy, such as a cabinet member
3. a politician
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And therefore the marvellously gifted statesman had always a weary gloom in the deep caverns of his eyes, as of a child that has outgrown its playthings or a man of mighty faculties and little aims, whose life, with all its high performances, was vague and empty, because no high purpose had endowed it with reality.
Whether it were sage, statesman, or philanthropist, Ernest received these visitors with the gentle sincerity that had characterized him from boyhood, and spoke freely with them of whatever came uppermost, or lay deepest in his heart or their own.
A shadow passed over the expressive face of the statesman.
asked the statesman, flashing a swift glance at him.
The cure, therefore, of political ills is knowledge of the good life, and the statesman is he who has such knowledge, for that alone can give men what they are always seeking.
But in yet higher regions, everything is on a larger scale, the horizon widens, and from the standpoint where he is placed, the statesman ought to grasp the whole situation.
Old man Fentolin may take a fancy to you and tell you secrets that any statesman in Europe would be glad to hear.
This dashing young Barnacle, in a word, was likely to become a statesman, and to make a figure.
The Jewish National Fund had booked Clinton as guest speaker for three dinners and the ex-US statesman had been told "senior" Scots politicians would attend.
Henry Clay: America's Greatest Statesman is the biography Henry Clay (1777-1852), a statesman who served America for over fifty years.
12 edition of the Statesman Journal will be the first to be printed in Eugene.
For the survival of the state, the statesman, together with the masses, devise ways and means, primarily through self help, rather banking purely on others (alliances).