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During the first week, not a day passed without smart skirmishes.
Then summoning a smart young jemadar with whom he had talked a good deal during the journey, he asked him to read the chit.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Who could have believed that only a fortnight ago these same figures were clean as new pins; smart and well-liking!
Christopher Smart, an English poet and miscellaneous writer, died; known by a popular translation of Horace.
It was there that he longed to retire—to a dainty little hotel of his own with a smart clientèle.
The Portuguese frigate Cine captured by the Algerines, after a smart action.
It was one of those smart little six-room villas of which so many have been put up in the London suburbs of late.
It had improved some since we first saw it, and was under what the natives called right smart cultivation for such a place.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
If we hustle right smart we can get a pen done 'fore dark, let alone gettin' them cattle into a shed.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
After a smart administration of the strappado, he proceeded to examine the contents of his pinafore, which was bundled round him.

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