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But it strikes us as a blot on his philosophical pretensions that he should have been both so late in perceiving the difficulty, and then so sudden and trenchant in dealing with so great and complex a question.
He could fancy their headlines, imagine even their trenchant paragraphs.
While delivering this trenchant thrust at common sense Mr.
Instead they exhibit the typical pseudo-classical traits of matter-of-factness and clearness; also, as Swift's personal notes, cleverness, directness, trenchant intellectual power, irony, and entire ease, to which latter the prevailing octosyllabic couplet meter contributes.
His eyes, of the usual blue, were perhaps remarkably cold, and he certainly could make his glance fall on one as trenchant and heavy as an ax.
He has built flats on its site, his motor-cars grow swifter, his exposures of Socialism more trenchant.
But once he found in a fold of the matting a half-smoked cigar, and this he ground beneath his heel with a green and trenchant oath.
Many timid remonstrances had she uttered to George in behalf of her brother, but the former in his trenchant way cut these entreaties short.
The Royal Navy s other two T-Boats, HMS Torbay and HMS Trenchant, are to remain at their current home in Devonport until they are decommissioned in 2017 and 2019 respectively.
He was best known for his trenchant secularism, his humor and abiding love for poetry.
TRENCHANT topical troubadour Steve Gribbin is set to perform at the Big Comedy Night at Waterloo Rugby Club.
FORMER smart hurdler Trenchant got off the mark over fences at the third attempt when making most to beat Preuty Boy in the beginners' chase, but his new trainer Bob Buckler deflected a share of the credit to Alan King, who saddled Trenchant to win two Grade 2 events.