If the chevalier did allow himself this bit of shrewd practice,--which, by the bye, would have won him the regard of the Chevalier de Gramont, a smile from the Baron de Foeneste, a shake of the hand from the Marquis de Moncade,--was he any the less that amiable guest, that witty
talker, that imperturbable card-player, that famous teller of anecdotes, in whom all Alencon took delight?
You have no reason to envy him on that score, for I owe to you the pleasure of knowing him," replied the witty
woman, with a smile which recalled Marie Michon to Aramis and to Athos.
He was no prude and could laugh as well as anyone at the witty
immorality of a farce at the Palais Royal, but here was nothing but filth.
He spoke with such self-confidence that his hearers could not be sure whether what he said was very witty
or very stupid.
For blustering, burly, selfish King Henry loved the gentle witty
lawyer, and again and again made use of his wits.
In one sense, the pupil's witty
answer might be given by a large majority of sublunary beings.
It is a great fault to have no taste for what is witty or amusing--come, let us be men.
Besides, they are afraid of my beak; and I have always a witty answer at hand.
Sedley and the young lady; for the conversation, as may be judged from the foregoing specimen, was not especially witty or eloquent; it seldom is in private societies, or anywhere except in very high- flown and ingenious novels.
He described the balls at Government House, and the manner in which they kept themselves cool in the hot weather, with punkahs, tatties, and other contrivances; and he was very witty regarding the number of Scotchmen whom Lord Minto, the Governor-General, patronised; and then he described a tiger-hunt; and the manner in which the mahout of his elephant had been pulled off his seat by one of the infuriated animals.
And though the answer meant nothing, the general looked as though he had heard a witty
remark from a witty
man, and fully relished la pointe de la sauce.
NEWCASTLE Falcons second row Will Witty
has been recalled to the England Under-20 side for today's World Championship semi-final.
It might lack the witty
banter of DreamWorks' Antz but visually it works a vivid dream.
25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Minnesotans captured the imaginations of 140,000 passionate fans on a magical night in Saint Paul, as Cameron Naasz of Lakeville and Dan Witty
of New Prague rode the energy of the home crowd to the final round at Red Bull Crashed Ice 2015.
Deloitte Financial Advisory in the Middle East has appointed Nick Witty
as real estate advisory director.