keen-witted

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Thou art keen-witted, Jewess,'' replied the Templar, well aware of the truth of what she spoke, and that the rules of his Order condemned in the most positive manner, and under high penalties, such intrigues as he now prosecuted, and that, in some instances, even degradation had followed upon it ``thou art sharp-witted,'' he said; ``but loud must be thy voice of complaint, if it is heard beyond the iron walls of this castle; within these, murmurs, laments, appeals to justice, and screams for help, die alike silent away.
keen-witted, fierce, bold, promissory,--if one may so use the word,--and, like inebriate clerks, no longer in awe of anything?
The keen-witted old diplomatist guessed that there must be some motive behind the suggestion, and he at once agreed.
All the afternoon he sat in the stalls wrapped in the most perfect happiness, gently waving his long, thin fingers in time to the music, while his gently smiling face and his languid, dreamy eyes were as unlike those of Holmes the sleuth-hound, Holmes the relentless, keen-witted, ready-handed criminal agent, as it was possible to conceive.
A tense, at times blood-curdling saga featuring a wry, keen-witted Jewish protagonist, Diamonds from the Past is a unique treat for fans of the genre.
Keen-witted, good looking with an affable smile, Friend was sent to Australia in 1974.
In short, he is a keen-witted, close-to-the-vest operative who makes far more on the private side of the statehouse fence than he ever did on the public side.
Hi-Touch Imaging Technologies (HiTi) is formed by many skilled and keen-witted staffs from around the world including an elite R&D group, an experienced management team, specialized sales/marketing experts and professional customer service specialists and several efficient production facilities.
Vultures circling the area, too, should tell the keen-witted observer that it might be worth considering the bus.
Keen-witted naturalists advise us that the presence of a concealed cowpat can often be divined by the over-excited,circling flight of blue bottles or amiasmaof gnats.
A stalwart of the Girl Guides and Heswall Tennis Club, Miss Boxwell remains fit, active and keen-witted.