Could one find a sharper contrast than existed between these two?
Gaiety returned to him; his infernal tongue got sharper in these long hours of idleness.
Our hammers ring with sharper din, our work will soon be sped.
We'll circumvent the old fellow, unless he's sharper than I think he is.
Keep a watch below there, and keep a sharper eye on your duty.
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