sprightliness


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An undiminished sprightliness and a beaming grin - veteran star Tommy Steele takes the title role in the Glenn Miller Story, at the Liverpool Empire Picture: PAMELA RAITH
For a moment I see that spark in his eyes, a sudden sprightliness in his gait in the hope that mom is going nowhere.
Anita surprised everyone by tackling the dances with such gusto and sprightliness at the age of 62.
There are a few plot holes, not least the remarkable sprightliness and vigour of Vogel in the latter sequences.
His portrayal of a plethora of Mozart characters (Masetto and Giovanni, Figaro, Gugliemo and Nardo) is based on a solid breathing technique, sprightliness and pregnant declamation, which he enriches with wit, charm and a Terfel-esque ingeniousness and multilayered modelling of the meaning of both the music and text.
Dibdin Pitt's Cecily resembles Bickerstaffe's Charlotte in sprightliness, in receiving some unwanted advances from the canting preacher, and in designing and successfully implementing a scheme for the hypocrite's comeuppance.
Glory be," I think as I move along so effortlessly, "it does a body good to know the sprightliness of youth has indeed returned.
She has a happy manner that engages you at once in her favor and there is in her face sense & sensibility, sprightliness, softness, humour, and good humour, conscious innocence, modesty, youthful vivacity, & native worth; & in every action, every attitude, ease, elegance, & fashion.
Yet the lad remains a gentleman throughout, iconographically purified into "a figure that seem[s] all made up of courage, sprightliness, and glorious light" (26), poised to soar to new heights of understanding and derring-do.
It is structured around such antinomies as deceit versus reality; appearance versus substance; marrow versus cortex; sprightliness and artificiality of form versus earnestness and gravity of theme; the light versus dark of chiaroscuro.
Although the Nile travelogue may strike today's readers initially as lacking some of the elements of human interest and the consistent sprightliness of Untrodden Peaks and Unfrequented Valleys, Edwards's more detached tone allows us to see the distinct differences in the relationship of destination and subjectivity in the two accounts.
The sprightliness of Looser's prose (a wonderful description of Mr.
Taking the Argentinian composer Astor Piazzolla's modernised tango transformations as a starting point, and being faintly influenced by The Gotan Project, they play with an agitated sprightliness, feeding in a subtly toneddown electronic percussion bass.
In parliament he was noted not so much for his eloquence as for 'the sprightliness and subtlety of his conversation, his caustic replies and the great elegance of his manner', according to the first editor of these letters.
Peter was trim, tall, and moved with the sprightliness of a younger man.