And I remember, in frequent discourses with my master concerning the nature of manhood in other parts of the world, having occasion to talk of lying and false representation, it was with much difficulty that he comprehended what I meant, although he had otherwise a most acute
Every now and then Sancho gave vent to deep sighs and dismal groans, and on Don Quixote asking him what caused such acute
suffering, he replied that, from the end of his back-bone up to the nape of his neck, he was so sore that it nearly drove him out of his senses.
The contrast between the swift and complex movements of these contrivances and the inert panting clumsiness of their masters was acute
, and for days I had to tell myself repeatedly that these latter were indeed the living of the two things.
There was an acute
interest in all their faces dur- ing this exchange of view points.
The beaver, possessing an acute
sense of smell, is soon attracted by the odor of the bait.