He continued to take a keen interest in art and science.
He wasn't too keen on the idea when she first told him about it.
She kept a keen eye out for the same kind of weed and was surprised at how much they found.
He was a fine horseman and keen hunter.
It's a nice house, a keen house, complete with a front porch and swing.
Look, all this conversation is neatsy-keen, but I have to go to work.
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.
They took a keen interest in all the political vicissitudes of the Oriental world.
New friends gathered round him who took a keen interest in his researches.
When her fingers were too tired to spell another word, I had for the first time a keen sense of my deprivations.
Latterly certain Catholics have questioned this equality of the concordatory obligation, and have aroused keen discussion.
These last articles show a keen analysis and interpretation of facts.
Throughout life Carteret not only showed a keen love of the classics, but a taste for, and a knowledge of, modern languages and literatures.
The priest-prophet's keen eye for detail, manifested in the elaborate vision of the wheels and living creatures (Ezek.
It is a keen but not always fair criticism of the Pelagian position from that of Augustine.
There was in his character a peculiar mixture of conservatism and a keen sense of the requirements of the day.
Though he took a keen interest in the personal side of politics he has no claim to be considered a judge of character.
These affirmations provoked very keen protests in the ecclesiastical world.
The latter work was attacked by Burnet and others, but the author showed himself as keen a controversialist as ever.
In the younger ranks of the educated classes this state of things produced keen dissatisfaction, which soon found vent in revolutionary agitation.
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.
Commercial supremacy required not so much highly trained intelligence amongst manufacturers and merchants as keen business instinct and a certain rude energy.
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.