"No need to tell every feller all you knowso he'll be jest as smart as you are.
Bella, the parrot, lives with Mrs. Morris, and is as smart as ever.
It may also be expedient to put the world out of conceit that all sober and good men are a sort of such lumpish or sour people that they can utter nothing but flat and drowsy stuff, by showing them that such persons, when they see cause, in condescension, can be as brisk and smart as themselves; when they please, can speak pleasantly and wittily, as well as gravely and judiciously.
At the nearer table, a weazened little man bent eagerly over a pictorial paper; at the farther, chalking their cues, stood two players, one a sturdy Englishman with a gray moustache, the other a lithe, graceful person, whose blue coat, smart as an officer's, and swarthy but handsome face made him at a glance the most striking figure in the room.
she steps out of a shop as calm as you please in a petticoat and jacket of her own fancy (and ten times more handsome than our purchase), a red shawl tied about her waist, and a little round hat with a bright red bob in it, set on one side of her head, and all as smart as a carrot.
I knew what he meant; for on that table they had laid out David's body, and with that he struck his fist upon the board so smart as to make the bailiff jump and nearly bring the pin out of the candle.
" "Well," said Ned, who had been listening attentively to Jerry's description of the Apache character, "if I'd had any idea these Indians were half as smart as you say they are, I'd rather have stayed in Texas than started on the trip.
Smart as a steel trap, hey?" grated out old Harding, rubbing his hands.
Héloise wishes to have everything smart as the Tournelles have, but Godmamma and Victorine are always against her.
"He is as smart as they make 'em," went on the colonel.
"The man that mends the boats, father, is a man that's 'most as smart as you are.
" "Well, you're certainly as smart as they give you credit for, I must say.
If I did know, I should be as smart as you.
He insisted on people praying with him; and I'd as lief pray with Kit Smart as with any one else.
Look as smart as you can (hands letter), and deliver this letter before it's too late.
The professor was very busy now, taking soundings almost every day, and doing all kinds of clever work that even Tom, smart as he was, couldn't understand.
I've never had one working for me, and if I had I'd fire him, because a fellow who's as smart as that ought to be in business for himself; and if he doesn't get a chance to start a new one, he's just naturally going to eat up yours.
I wish you were as smart as Puss in Boots; then maybe you could find out what is the matter.
"It was a terrible time before I could get up from the last one," she said, "me that was around as smart as could be with the first.
[Footnote A: 'He insisted on people praying with him, and I'd as lief pray with Kit Smart as with anyone else.']
Having hurriedly made himself as smart as possible, he took car for Glasgow, and there caught the ten o'clock train for Aberdeen.
But dat gran'son ob mine is smart as a steel trap.
"She certainly did; she's as smart as she is good looking.
John A. Calhoun, my Joe John, the trustees of our schools Are not so smart as you, John, but then they're not all fools;
The Bois has never been so smart as it was the past season, for the horrible fire of the Bazar de la Charité put an end to the Paris season, and left those who were not personally bereaved no solace but the Bois.