It was in vain for the politic father to remonstrate with the headstrong son.
First then, of wisdom: the State which we have called into being will be wise because politic.
And he was politic—or politician—enough to avoid the subject thenceforward.
This will be a politic move for the Soviets as well as England.
Between rash duke and politic king there was every show of amity.
"Sir, I seem to be in another world," was the politic reply.
Honain knew well, but he was too politic not to affect ignorance.
We have no Esther now to share their thrones, no politic Mordecai, no purple-vested Daniel.
But there were politic reasons for the extension of courtesy to him.
As for Mrs. Little, she had for some time maintained a politic silence.