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To be overwise is to ossify; and the scruple-monger ends by standing stockstill.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition|Robert Louis Stevenson
He is well enough, a good boy, not overwise, but not what is needed here.The Flying Mercury|Eleanor M. Ingram
Thomas Baker, the historian of the College, suggests that "the scholars were overwise and the brethren over good."St. John's College, Cambridge|Robert Forsyth Scott
Hence, "Red-stockings," with all his philosophy, was not overwise.Invention and Discovery:|Anonymous
The explanations, apologies, and not overwise conversation that ensued need not be indicated here.The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales|Bret Harte