"More astute than I gave her credit for being," said Vickery to himself.
Can it be that they are more astute than two veteran truffle-hunters?
"She is cleverer, more astute and cunning and wily, than I thought," said Pons with a smile.
Franklin, in the transaction, was the more honest, and Jay the more astute.
Even the more astute of the French begin to dread the name of Pitt.
Decker, the student-proprietor of the restaurant where I ate every day, was more astute.
So I did not abandon the search until I had become fully satisfied that the thief is a more astute man than myself.
It would be hard to say which of the two sovereigns was the more valiant in arms, or the more astute statesman.
Dr. Pusey, however, was a more astute ecclesiastical statesman than Cardinal Wiseman.
More astute brains than the wild valleys of the North produce conducted the preparations.