Let them be sprightly, and, if possible, have a snapper at the end.
Here's a sprightly subject: What are you going to do, Mr. Kirkwood?
But, for example, the sprightly little woman was very sure of it, she said.
"I drink to the offspring of monsieur and madame," quoth he in a sprightly tone.
Her words were sprightly enough, but her face had clouded over.
Coraline was ...