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She is a very quickwitted, pleasantly natured girl, and I am extremely fond of her.
VAGABONDIAFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
Alan Hawke knew very well at heart what the quickwitted woman would know.
A FASCINATING TRAITORRICHARD HENRY SAVAGE
Walter calls it a piece of American effrontery, but I call it quickwitted, don't you?
IN CHTEAU LANDANNE HOLLINGSWORTH WHARTON
John was quickwitted, and he instantly decided upon the course proper to be pursued.
But, as usual with spirits so quickwitted and resolute, it was but for a moment.
HARD CASHCHARLES READE
He discovered there were people in New York just as quickwitted, as keen, and as shrewd as he was himself.
But though quickwitted and alert on the battlefield, he never shone in strategy.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
I thinks daddy was outdone with me, 'cause I was not quickwitted and smart, lak him.
Fear makes an uneducated Englishman suspicious, quickwitted and surly.
"CONTEMPTIBLE""CASUALTY"
When Fortune jested she found in him quickwitted loving audience.
THE KING'S MIRRORANTHONY HOPE

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