"My liege," said the Inventor-in-Ordinary of Ingenious Penalties, "I venture to suggest a keener
There was one person, as you will believe, who watched with keener
though more hidden interest than any other, the prosperous growth of Eppie under the weaver's care.
His excitement, his delight, and his tenderness for Frou-Frou grew keener
Through the falling snow a purple-black and starry sky showed itself and the frost grew keener
They are both present passions of mine, and I may say of the 'Dona Perfecta' of Galdos that no book, if I except those of the greatest Russians, has given me a keener
and deeper impression; it is infinitely pathetic, and is full of humor, which, if more caustic than that of Valdes, is not less delicious.
As Carton walked in, took his seat and asked (in very indifferent French) for a small measure of wine, Madame Defarge cast a careless glance at him, and then a keener
, and then a keener
, and then advanced to him herself, and asked him what it was he had ordered.
At the close of such a journey, after having surmounted so many obstacles, and at the moment of touching the goal, one's fears are more vivid, one's emotions keener
. The point of arrival seems to fly farther from our gaze.
It was that they found keener
delights and deeper satisfactions in little things.
His bite would be sharper, his kick keener
and more delicious.
It is very true that the three elder gentlemen have proved themselves much keener
sportsmen than the two younger ones; for both Lord Lowborough and Arthur Huntingdon have of late almost daily neglected the shooting excursions to accompany us in our various rides and rambles.
But the immediate presence of this disgrace was so much keener
an experience to Tom than the worst form of apprehension, that he felt at this moment as if his real trouble had only just begin; it was a touch on the irritated nerve compared with its spontaneous dull aching.
The habits of intercourse, on the basis of equal privileges, to which we have been accustomed since the earliest settlement of the country, would give a keener
edge to those causes of discontent than they would naturally have independent of this circumstance.