Shadows played across the delicate, pert features.
Henry Thrale, one of the most opulent brewers in the kingdom, a man .of sound and cultivated understanding, rigid principles, and liberal spirit, was married to one of those clever, kind-hearted, engaging, vain, pert young women who are perpetually doing or saying what is not exactly right, but who, do or say what they may, are always agreeable.
The voluptuous brunette was pert and sophisticated.
"On my word," he exclaimed, "it's little Jellia Jamb--as pert and pretty as ever!"
JAMES MILL (1773-1836), historian and philosopher, was born on the 6th of April 1773, at Northwater Bridge, in the parish of Logie-Pert, Forfarshire, the son of James Mill, a shoemaker.
I'm pert near twenty-one.