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*wise as Solomon

 and *wise as an owl
very wise. (*Also: as ~.) If you are in trouble, get Chris to advise you. He's as wise as Solomon. This is a difficult problem. You'd need to be as wise as an owl to be able to solve it.
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References in classic literature ?
Waule began--but Solomon put his hand before her repressingly.
There's things you might repent of, Brother, for want of speaking to me," said Solomon, not advancing, however.
Oh, sister," said Solomon, with ironical softness, "you and me are not fine, and handsome, and clever enough: we must be humble and let smart people push themselves before us.
Ruffle your feathers," said that grim old Solomon, and Peter tried most desperately hard to ruffle his feathers, but he had none.
Poor little half-and-half," said Solomon, who was not really hard-hearted, "you will never be able to fly again, not even on windy days.
You will be a Betwixt-and-Between," Solomon said, and certainly he was a wise old fellow, for that is exactly how it turned out.
There," said Solomon, making a dab at Miss Pross's lips with his own.
If you expect me to be surprised," said her brother Solomon, "I am not surprised; I knew you were here; I know of most people who are here.
My English brother Solomon," mourned Miss Pross, casting up her tear-fraught eyes, "that had the makings in him of one of the best and greatest of men in his native country, an official among foreigners, and such foreigners
For my part," Solomon was reported by his wife to have said once, "give me the dullest ass for a skipper before a rogue.
As Solomon uttered the last words, he bowed in all directions solicitously, lest he should be wanting in due respect.
But Solomon was already impatient to prelude again, and presently broke with much spirit into "Sir Roger de Coverley", at which there was a sound of chairs pushed back, and laughing voices.
Aye, aye, Solomon, we know what that means," said the Squire, rising.
Solomon therefore turned to his old companions, whose noses were brightly illuminated by the deep red glow from the bowls of their pipes; assured, by long experience, of their attention, and resolved to show his sense of such indecent behaviour.
Mr Haredale,' said Solomon, turning his back upon the strange man,