He soon learned all that his teacher could teach; for he was bright and quick, and had a good memory.
She took a quick step back.
The town car moved at a quick pace, bringing them to a mansion atop one of the private, gated drives tucked away from sight along Skyline Drive.
Anatole was not quick-witted, nor ready or eloquent in conversation, but he had the faculty, so invaluable in society, of composure and imperturbable self-possession.
Sofia watched him, surprised at the quick change.
Her breath came out in a quick sigh.
Want to lose a quick five bucks?
Quick steps crossed the porch.
A quick look revealed the speedometer was nearing the ninety mark - or did it merely look like it from her seat?
"Good afternoon," Carmen responded, punctuating it with a quick kiss on his lips.
He motioned to Lisa with a quick beaconing of the hand.
He was quick to forgive her father.
Quick witted Betsy laughed, and told the man who was a frequent visitor, that it looked like a childhood picture of Howie in a Halloween costume.
The perp did a quick job of searching the house before we got here.
She rose and stretched then left the small house on a hill for a quick walk.
Quick Zeb, help me pull off these wooden wings!
After a while, however, he gave the rope a quick jerk.
It was my teacher's genius, her quick sympathy, her loving tact which made the first years of my education so beautiful.
The old prince returned with quick steps, accompanied by Michael Ivanovich, bringing the letter and a plan.
Hey? shouted Rostov, coming up to the crowd with quick steps.
She heard the sound of quick footsteps in the quiet street.
No, he was quick to say, it didn't come from any "psychic foolishness" which he didn't believe existed.
Her questions evoked a quick lull in other conversation.
He's quick to apologize but his regrets sometimes lack sincerity.
He looked confused, but did my bidding as Paul made a quick U-turn and followed after the speeding vehicle.
A quick search of the room revealed nothing.
After a quick stop at a clothier to pick up a long wool skirt and sweater, she changed in her car and drove home.
Xander gave a quick bow in response before meeting her gaze with a look that warned her she wouldn't like what Jonny had just told him to do.
Her smile was quick and warm, her brown eyes dancing.
"I'll bring in someone quick," Jule said.
Damian opened his PDA to do a quick search on the number.
Han stayed with her, not moving until two Guardians—a raven-haired man with a quick smile and a brooding blond—approached.
It was irritating most of the time, like now when he wanted to get a quick response out of one.
He waved her out and led her at a quick pace to the front door.
Deidre's quick breathing was loud in her ears.
Then, thinking better of her quick response, she began to pick at her fingernails.
Jim hastened his lagging steps at this assurance of a quick relief from the dark passage.
Once a little fish swam too near the surface, and the kitten grabbed it in her mouth and ate it up as quick as a wink; but Dorothy cautioned her to be careful what she ate in this valley of enchantments, and no more fishes were careless enough to swim within reach.
They made no sounds at all, either in flying or trying to speak, and they conversed mainly by means of quick signals made with their wooden fingers or lips.
The next minute they heard his voice at the door: Be quick, boys, and stir the fire.
Why are people so quick to vilify those on the "other side" of the issue—and why do we even think in terms of sides?
She is very quick-tempered and wilful, and nobody, except her brother James, has attempted to control her.
As I have said before, she is wonderfully bright and active and as quick as lightning in her movements.
Quick as a flash she said, "My think is white, Viney's think is black."
Her little hands felt every object and observed every movement of the persons about her, and she was quick to imitate these movements.
For a long time Pierre could not understand, but when he did, he jumped up from the sofa, seized Boris under the elbow in his quick, clumsy way, and, blushing far more than Boris, began to speak with a feeling of mingled shame and vexation.
"Please be quick," he said.
You're quick at taking offense, but you don't mind disgracing the whole regiment!
"Colonel," interrupted the officer of the suite, "You must be quick or the enemy will bring up his guns to use grapeshot."
Natasha too, with her quick instinct, had instantly noticed her brother's condition.
At this instant, they heard the quick rustle of the countess' dress.
He looked at the countess, and seeing her severe face said: "Well, good-by, Countess," and kissing her hand, he left the room with quick resolute strides, without looking at Natasha.
"Go to the devil! quick ma'ch, while you're safe and sound!" and Denisov turned his horse on the officer.
The horses showered the fine dry snow on the faces of those in the sleigh--beside them sounded quick ringing bells and they caught confused glimpses of swiftly moving legs and the shadows of the troyka they were passing.
Now take off your things, quick! she shouted to the count who was going to kiss her hand.
"Now, quick march, lads!" said Anatole, rising.
He's stupid, but he has experience, a quick eye, and resolution....
Without considering what he would do he moved unconciously with quick, resolute steps toward the crowd.
Two valets rapidly dressed His Majesty, and wearing the blue uniform of the Guards he went with firm quick steps to the reception room.
From in front and especially from the right, in the unlifting smoke the guns boomed, and out of the mysterious domain of smoke that overlay the whole space in front, quick hissing cannon balls and slow whistling shells flew unceasingly.
In the midst of the conversation she noticed "Granddad" give Bennigsen a quick, subtle glance, and then to her joys she saw that "Granddad" said something to "Long-coat" which settled him.
What is it? persisted Natasha with her quick intuition.
Rostopchin, coming out there with quick angry steps, looked hastily around as if seeking someone.
On reaching the bottom, Dolokhov told the Cossacks accompanying him to await him there and rode on at a quick trot along the road to the bridge.
One matter connected with his management sometimes worried Nicholas, and that was his quick temper together with his old hussar habit of making free use of his fists.
And everything annoyed her--Denisov's shouting and laughter, Natasha's talk, and especially a quick glance Sonya gave her.
He was amazingly good, his fingers plucking the strings with quick nimble strokes.
Carmen left her chair in one quick movement and circled his neck with her arms, kissing him on the temple.
Her ankle twisted painfully, forcing a quick cry of pain from her lips.
She took a quick step back and he dropped his hands.
She sucked in a quick breath and met his gaze steadily.
Was she always misinterpreting his intent, or was he merely quick-witted enough to think of a good excuse on the spur of the moment?
A quick check assured no one was in the house.
A quick glance through the window revealed the black car stopping beside the building.
Quick steps from behind alerted Adrienne to the arrival of Michael.
As Adrienne stepped off the sidewalk, she heard quick steps from behind.
Cade shook his head and with a quick move, untied her apron strings.
Martha was quick to brush off his regret, telling him it was a fun exercise.
I telephoned Martha LeBlanc with the intent of a quick thank-you for our prior weekend visit but she was in a mood to chat.
Martha was quick to catch on that something important had transpired.
I wasn't surprised by my wife's quick reaction.
I caught a quick frown, perhaps of concern.
"Quick, write down the plate number," I said.
He immediately turned on his lights and made a quick U turn.
The drive home was quick as he dwelled on his thoughts.
"Hi Bianca, I'm Jenn," she said with a quick smile.
He continued at his quick pace into the town, glancing over the quaint downtown strip lined with small cars and pubs.
"I'll be quick, kiri," he whispered, withdrawing from her cool touch.
He carried on with Bianca like the sister she now was, and Jule couldn't help feeling a sense of gratitude towards the small woman with the quick smile, warm gaze, and healing energy.
It looked untouched, but a quick search revealed the only weapons remaining were those she'd taken when she left her room, and the beacon was gone.
The blond deity with multi-hued eyes and a quick smile was dressed for a dressage event, complete with helmet and crop.
"I came here to … visit," she said with a quick glance at Darkyn.
Deidre held his gaze, heart quick but calm in her decision.
She gave him a quick "don't look" which he ignored as she turned and began to dress.
"No!" came a too-quick response.
"Quick work, Sherlock," Dean said, giving Fred a pat on the back.
Putnam gave the rope a quick jerk and his friends pulled him out in great haste.
In reading the lips she is not so quick or so accurate as some reports declare.
The little princess went round the table with quick, short, swaying steps, her workbag on her arm, and gaily spreading out her dress sat down on a sofa near the silver samovar, as if all she was doing was a pleasure to herself and to all around her.
The general with the bandaged head bent forward as though running away from some danger, and, making long, quick strides with his thin legs, went up to Kutuzov.
Come quick... he shouted.
"If only they would be quick!" thought Rostov, feeling that at last the time had come to experience the joy of an attack of which he had so often heard from his fellow hussars.
With quick steps he went joyfully up to Pierre.
It will all happen as quick as a wink.