Nine o'clock, then; and we'll see if you'll talk as pertly afterwards.
"She sings much better than you do Grace," said Rose pertly.
“All the more reason to wish for it,” maintained Jill pertly.
She stiffened a little at this, and then said pertly, "Wot's that?"
He pertly refused to go until he should be ready, arguing his “equality” with any officer.
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