Throughout life Carteret not only showed a keen love of the classics, but a taste for, and a knowledge of, modern languages and literatures.
These affirmations provoked very keen protests in the ecclesiastical world.
It is a keen but not always fair criticism of the Pelagian position from that of Augustine.
But through all situations of his life he preserved his equanimity, his keen interest in science, and his indefatigable zeal for the instruction of others.
There was in his character a peculiar mixture of conservatism and a keen sense of the requirements of the day.
These last articles show a keen analysis and interpretation of facts.
Latterly certain Catholics have questioned this equality of the concordatory obligation, and have aroused keen discussion.
Commercial supremacy required not so much highly trained intelligence amongst manufacturers and merchants as keen business instinct and a certain rude energy.
He seized his son by the hand with small bony fingers, shook it, looked straight into his son's face with keen eyes which seemed to see through him, and again laughed his frigid laugh.
Prince Andrew always became specially keen when he had to guide a young man and help him to worldly success.
The latter work was attacked by Burnet and others, but the author showed himself as keen a controversialist as ever.
They took a keen interest in all the political vicissitudes of the Oriental world.
Though he took a keen interest in the personal side of politics he has no claim to be considered a judge of character.
Then a woman in the background said something about them all moving to this keen town and the woman on the phone laughed, like it was a joke.
As close as they were, they liked their privacy, and with their keen hearing, distance was required.