- Standley's a wise and salty old bird.
- They can't agree. At last they went to a wise old owl.
- He was a wise old sage, who knew everything about Chinese medicine.
- They reveal a floating hermitage where a wise Old Monk lives, instructing disciples or receiving visitors who want prayer and healing.
- He found that his experiences tended to form themselves into persons, beginning with a wise old man and his companion, a little girl.