The handwriting on the letter was neat and feminine.
Comptus, neat), an adjective meaning unusual or fanciful, often applied to things with a sense of old-fashioned charm or prettiness.
Neat writer, ain't he?
You always look neat and clean - even if you are a little out of style.
It's kinda neat to know we're helping save the world from bad guys.
He smiled, revealing fangs among the neat row of white teeth.
"I think it's really neat," she said.
In 1910 there were 495,000 neat cattle (285,000 milch cows), 94,000 horses (average value, $106), 229,000 sheep and 95,000 swine.
Great, scotch neat please.
"It is kinda neat," Sofia agreed.
Rourk had highlighted several portions of Sean's tiny, neat writing.
All signs of the palace were swept away, replaced by neat lines of apple trees that ran all the way to the beach beyond.
Before the half hour was ended he had written a very neat composition on his slate.
Deidre paced through the garden, not really interested in the blooming flowers, statuary or neat rows of hedges.
"Neat little things," Evelyn said with some excitement as she placed hers on the chair's slender arm.
The trio sat around the office desk, looking over one another's shoulders at the neat handwriting in the old notebook.
Besides, I'm not just doing this to be a real neat buddy, you know.
He finished and laid out his clothing and weapons in neat piles for the next day then stood at the bed.
Neat and comfortable, their station acted as their home as well as their hub for coordinating operations in LA.
The marble urn containing the body of the poet still rests at Ravenna, where what Byron calls "a little cupola more neat than solemn" has been erected over it.
The nest is a neat structure of coarse grass and moss, mixed with earth, and plastered internally with mud, and here the female lays from four to six eggs of a blue colour speckled with brown.
It is of extremely neat growth, and when annually clipped will remain in good order for many years.
Hannah peeked from the bathroom door, her normally neat hair mussed and her eyes red from crying.
She was glowing and refreshed, her clothes neat and her scent that of one who had recently bathed.
With two teens in the house, no part of her apartment was neat or orderly.
What happened soon became apparent; there was a neat hole in the top story of the building where Xander's condo used to be.
6) has many advantages, for it is safe, the boiler is small High and is easily managed, the temperature is well under control and may be regulated to suit the changing weather, and the small pipes present a neat appearance in a room.
The city is situated in a rich agricultural region, and is a market for grain, neat cattle, horses and swine.
The streets are broad and neat, though generally unpaved,.
It was a kind of blind-alley, the end of which widened into a small, neat courtyard.
It is nearly always a neat structure composed of fine twigs, roots or bents, and lined with wool or hair.
It has been authoritatively estimated, for example, that from 90 to 95% of all horses, neat cattle and hogs in the entire island were lost in the war years of 1895-1898.
The chief result of the embassy was that Cleomenes took to the Scythian habit of drinking his wine neat and went mad therefrom (Herodotus vi.
In the same year, according to the same authority, there were in the state 196,000 milch cows, 92,000 other neat cattle, 45, 000 sheep and 70,000 swine.
In 1906 the farm area was almost equally divided between " dry " farming and farming under irrigation, three-fourths of the wheat produced was grown without irrigation, and the dry farming was very successful with the comparatively new and valuable crops of durum, or macaroni wheat, and Russian barley, which is used in straw for winter feed to sheep and neat cattle.
With the exception of dairy cows and horses there was likewise a corresponding decrease in the number of livestock during these years: the number of hogs decreased from 58,585 in 1890 to 56,970 in 1900 (51,000 in 1910); of sheep, from 211,825 in 1880 to 105,702 in 1900 (74,000 in 1910); and of neat cattle other than dairy cows, from 141,841 in 1880 to 116,835 in 1900 (93,000 in 1910); but the number of horses increased from 52,458 in 1890 to 77,233 in 1900 (59, 000 in 1910), and the number of dairy cows from 90,564 in 1890 to 115,036 in 1900 (122,000 in 1910).
Those goats having a short, neat head, long, thin, ears, a delicate skin, small bones, and a long heavy coat, are for this purpose deemed the best.
Compositae), now regarded as a section of the genus Chrysanthemum, flowers in the early summer months, and is remarkable for its neat habit and the great variety of character and colour which it presents.
When Vancouver visited the islands in 1792, he left sheep and neat cattle, 3 protected by a ten years' taboo, and laid down the keel of a European ship for Kamehameha.
The city is a manufacturing and railway centre, and ships grain, pork and neat cattle.
If a smooth and neat face is wanted other precautions must be taken.
A neat rainguard made of sheet metal, to the same curve as the body of the periscope and almost 8 inches long, is attached to the upper prism box by two spring straps.
The town, though of immemorial age, shows no signs of its antiquity, being bright, neat and modern.
They form, moreover, neat enclosures for the vegetable quarters, and, provided excess of growth from the centre is successfully grappled with, they are productive in soils and situations which are suitable.
His little account books of income and outlay, with every item entered down to a few hours before his death, are accurate and neat enough to have satisfied an ancient Roman householder.
The total number of neat cattle on farms decreased from 36,262 in 1850 to 30,696 in 1900, but the number of dairy cows increased from 18,698 to 23,660.
In a 50% solution or stronger - as when neat whisky is taken - alcohol precipitates the pepsin which is an essential of gastric digestion, E.nd thereby arrests this process.
The Bhutias are neat joiners, and their doors, windows and panelling are perfect in their way.
The nest is a beautifully neat structure, often placed at no great height from the ground, but generally so well hidden by the leafy bough on which it is built as not to be easily found, until, the young being hatched, the constant visits of the parents reveal its site.
The censuses from 1860 to 1900 showed a far greater number of neat cattle on farms and ranges in Texas than in any other state or Territory; in 1900 the number was 7, 2 79,935 (excluding spring calves); and in 1910 there were 8,308,000 neat cattle including 1,137,000 milch cows.
Here are two letters from Count Nostitz and here is one from His Highness the Archduke Ferdinand and here are these," he said, handing him several papers, "make a neat memorandum in French out of all this, showing all the news we have had of the movements of the Austrian army, and then give it to his excellency."
Jonny looked healthy and rested, his dark eyes swirling, his clothing dry and neat despite the storm.
"It is different, but you'll never hear such neat accounts of history as you will from these guys," Linda stated.
"If I weren't so scared, this would be neat," Traci whispered to her.
The pile of mail she left on her desk was still there, the living room neat and quiet.
The best things might not be free, but they didn't always come in neat little packages, either.
Andre was dressed in cashmere and wool, his hair kept short and neat, his loafers more expensive than Kris's conference room had cost to build.
It would be neat, don't you think?
The one-room shack was neat, with pallets on one side, a fire at its center, a small area to prepare food and crates lining one wall that acted both as storage and seating.
The fulness and accuracy of the text, combined with the neat beauty of its coloured plates, have gone far to promote the study of ornithology in Germany, and while essentially a popular work, since it is suited to the comprehension of all readers, it is throughout written with a simple dignity that commends it to the serious and scientific. Its twelfth and last volume was published in 1844 - by no means too long a period for so arduous and honest a performance, and a supplement was begun in 1847; but, the editor - or author as he may be fairly called - dying in 1857, this continuation was finished in 1860 by the joint efforts of J.