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On a query, Farooq said that stressed journalists could not full fill their assignment of dissemination of information to the public as the profession demand sharpness of mind and keen observance.
But the abiding memory of an intriguing if scrappy season-opener was of Sandow's fleet of foot and sharpness of mind in his two crucial contributions.
Had he not had the strength and sharpness of mind then Bafetimbi Gomis twice may have made more from the passes provided by Kyle Naughton.
In a foreword, Hiltz writes that the contributions form "a profound testament to that sharpness of mind, generosity of spirit, and grace of demeanour for which Michael is held with such deep respect and genuine affection.
Now, I would not claim that the book is even and the long passages do read as though they've been dictated, but there are whole chapters with the most brilliant analysis and astonishing sharpness of mind.
It is testimony to the restorative powers of the Sport of Kings that this birthday will be Mackenzie's 103rd and that he retains a sharpness of mind that would shame non-racing men half his age.
Fernando Torres, in a rare moment of quality, had the sharpness of mind to take it quickly and his diagonal ball led to a big error from George Elokobi, who not only failed to cut it out but deflected it perfectly into the former Porto striker's path.
All three ministers have spoken in glowing terms of the 86-year-old's remarkable sharpness of mind.
Terence Hawkes displays his customary wit and sharpness of mind with a piece intriguingly entitled "Twenty-three Skidoo: Bringing Home the Bard.
President Demetris Christofias also received written condolences from European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso saying he would be remembered for his unwavering love for his country but also for his sharpness of mind, hard work, and dedication to duty, and his courage in pursuit of his convictions.
Arteta's fleetfootedness helps keep him one step ahead as does his sharpness of mind.