The fool crop," responded Miranda tersely
, and changed the subject, much to Jane's gratitude, for she had been nervous and ill at ease for the last fifteen minutes.
solved it by saying, "Naterally wicious.
Be not weary, sirs, of listening to these digressions; my sorrow is not one of those that can or should be told tersely
and briefly, for to me each incident seems to call for many words.
It's a mighty dirty business," he answered tersely
The main difficulty in writing a story is to convey to the reader clearly yet tersely
the natures and dispositions of one's leading characters.
Katharine felt that in this company anything that one said would be judged upon its merits; one had only to say what one thought, rather barely and tersely
, with a curious assumption that the number of things that could properly be thought about was strictly limited.
Bettles was the spokesman, and his argument, tersely
and offensively vernacular, was unanimously applauded.
Well, I can't say I do--all of 'em," retorted Nancy, tersely
Skinner answered tersely
, receiving the little roll of bills without hesitation, and retreating into a quiet corner, where he carefully counted and examined every one.
Shortly after, Clinton lawyer David Kendall tersely
and emphatically said: ``There is no basis for impeachment.
President Yeltsin, who is scheduled to end a much criticised five-week vacation today, delivered the news in a tersely
worded announcement from his press service.
They, too, had children, they reveal tersely
, but their children were killed in the war.