Even compared with his personage in Casino Royale, the 007 of Quantum is basically a grunting eunuch.
That personage replied as if wholly to have done with the matter.
But Philip had another motive in continuing his acquaintance with that personage.
He still remained a personage of importance in his exile, and played an influential part even in his last years.
Until now this personage had escaped the observation of the travelers.
He became a personage of more local importance than ever, deferred to, his opinions quoted.
But that is but the vision of a second; my mind has been thinking of the soul that is to govern this personage.
I laughed at her, and said, Whoever the personage may be, she knows just as much about it as you and I do.
But I was allowed to do anything that day, for I had become a personage.
The personage on the hearthrug had been listening with profound attention.
mid-15c., "body of a person" (with regard to appearance), from Old French personage "size, stature," also "a dignitary" (13c.), from Medieval Latin personaticum (11c.), from persona (see person). Meaning "a person of high rank or distinction" is attested from c.1500 in English; as a longer way to say person, the word was in use from 1550s (but often slyly ironical, with suggestion that the subject is overly self-important).