However, you have been reading your book, it seems,--clever enough you always were, and too clever; so you could go out as governess, or something.
She had all sorts of clever home-making tricks.
They have women spies, too,--clever ones."
I write the finest things that ever Made duchess fond, or marquiss clever-- (Although I'd rather half turn Turk, The thing's such monstrous up-hill work).
Well, there is the original Portia,--alas for that clever, virtuous, and noble lady!--how is she fallen in the French!--she is noble-looking and clever,--but the third quality, oh, dear me!
Yet he is probably a cleverer man than Mr. Irving.
He is quite a ridiculous 'old man' and quite the nicest, quietest, cleverest old dog I have ever come across.
Wonderfully clever!--imitative as a mirror.
He's a nice chap, and a cleverish chap, in the shrewd, unimaginative Potter way--Jane's way, too--only she's a shade cleverer--but chiefly he's determined to get there somehow.
There were a hundred of them, so cleverly ambushed behind a hedge that we would never have suspected their presence had we not caught the glint of sunlight on their rifle-barrels.
Now, if you play your part cleverly--" "I'm not going to play any part."
The cleverness of this speech, which made the rest split with laughter, rejoiced the heart of Amleth's friend.
It was amusing to me, in my sick room, three hundred miles off, to hear of the impression he made, with his innocence, his fresh delight in his new life, his candor, his modesty, and his bright cleverness,--and then, again, to learn how diligently he had set about learning what I, his correspondent, was really like.
Having fallen into the common scrape,--having been pleased by her prettinesses and clevernesses and women's ways,--I did as so many other men have done.
The man was very clever.--Oh, he wasn't vulgarly lecherous.
AND AS FOR SUSIE, THERE, MY DEAR, SHE'S so CLEVER!--PHYSICS HER DOLL REGULAR WITH DIRT PILLS, AND HAS JUST BEEN AND AMPUTATED ONE OF THE POOR DUMB THING'S LEGS, AND SO WE'RE GOING TO MAKE A DOCTOR OF HER."
In the churchyard of Cleversulzbach lies buried, since the 2d of May, 1802, the mother of Schiller.
'I am sure there is a great deal;--cleverness, and steadiness, and courage, and all that.
So I would, if 'twill be any comfort to poor old Marcia,--clever old soul she is.