quick sense

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The bordering States, if any, will be those who, under the impulse of sudden irritation, and a quick sense of apparent interest or injury, will be most likely, by direct violence, to excite war with these nations; and nothing can so effectually obviate that danger as a national government, whose wisdom and prudence will not be diminished by the passions which actuate the parties immediately interested.
They agreed that the weather was of high promise; and Clennam kept the talk in that safe direction until it had become easy again, when he gently diverted it to Henry Gowan and his quick sense and agreeable qualities when he was delicately dealt With; he likewise dwelt on the indisputable affection he entertained for his wife.
Well had it been if the same quick sense of propriety had attended him in the peddling propensity to which I have formerly alluded - but this was by no means the case.
He had an innate, quick sense of humor,'' said David Swoap, who served as an official under Reagan in Washington and in his Cabinet when he was California governor.
There are lots of great "quote engines" on the Internet where you can get a quick sense of what a policy might cost you.
Brennan, 78, who died Monday after a brief illness, was remembered for her kindness, quick sense of humor and those delicious galumpkis.
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Helen had a quick sense of humor and will be missed by her family and friends.
In person, Brown was a commanding presence, with a booming voice and quick sense of humor - particularly when he was discussing his first love, political strategizing.
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Kate's lively spirit, generous heart, and quick sense of humor were appreciated by all who knew her.