Amidst the susurrus of a subtropical garden, fruit trees and a malapert
display of flowering creepers in their gaudy finery, Avital Sheffer works from her spacious terracotta-and-blue clad studio, adjacent to her home.
The South Polar region of the Moon lies between the mean limb and the 75th parallel of south latitude, and includes a narrow strip of the averted hemisphere that shows at optimum libration; the south pole itself lies behind the formation Malapert
Those [few child characters] who do appear [in the plays of the Shakespeare canon] are both pert and malapert
, disconcertingly solemn and prematurely adult: the Princes in the tower, whose uncle's exasperation with them may be shared to a degree by the audience; Macduff s and Coriolanus' sons, both pathetically martial copies of their fathers; Mamillius, whose proposal to tell a 'sad tale.
With a great glow and a noise like fire the flame-robed woman and the malapert
dwarves had all come into the house.
He was about to argue with the malapert
when he felt the wet trouser leg stick to his calf.