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  • She is beautiful, and sharp-minded, and graceful in every way, and were she not stuck nursing a cripple in the middle of nowhere suitors would pile up like the drifts of snow under our eaves every fortnight.

    The light that draws the flower

  • I am returned to my youthful emotions as I see this story realized onscreen by an ensemble cast of brilliant, sensitive, sharp-minded actors, under the exemplary direction of Tom Hooper.

    David Seidler: The King's Cast

  • Viktor that day was everything that had gotten him to where he was: sharp-minded yet charming, in command of all technical issues, tossing off brilliant-sounding insights about science and business as they went along.

    VELOCITY

  • Then, in the early 2000s, David Epstein, the sharp-minded Director of the Office of Foreign Litigation at the Justice Department at the time, told me something that changed my life forever.

    Haggai Carmon: Age: 66, Jobs: 2, Plan to Quit/Retire? Never

  • I fondly remember Katie Couric from her comparatively carefree early days on NBC, when she was an ambitious and sharp-minded little pixie not far from her high school cheerleading days.

    Am I the only one to notice...

  • He tells the story of the Buxton community from the point of view of sharp-minded eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first child born into freedom in Buxton.

    Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis

  • He always liked sharp-minded pieces of ass like you, even back in high school.

    The Quickie

  • The presiding king was even moved to remark that it would not only benefit the ignorant Tibetans, but the sharp-minded Indians as well.

    The Life of Atisha

  • Notably sharp-minded and dialectically skilled, he is also impressively learned in history, classical scholarship, literature, politics, and music.

    Isn't It the Truth?

  • This is the place to acknowledge one such contributor, whose simple existence made writing this book easier: the stately, sharp-minded, wonderful Dorothy Fontana or "D.C."

    My Enemy My Ally

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