The women are sprightly, clever and amiable.
The handsome and sprightly Fringilla coelebs 3 is common throughout the whole of Europe.
He was "gay and sprightly, with a turn for wit and humour."
Moreover, his younger brother, Charles of Orleans, who was of a more sprightly temperament, was his father's favourite; and the rivalry of Diane and the duchesse d'Etampes helped to make still wider the breach between the king and the dauphin.
Its gay plumage is matched by its sprightly nature; and together they make it one of the most favourite cage-birds among all classes.
Pinot Grigio's saving grace is its bone-dry and sprightly acidity that makes it a natural companion to seafood, particularly shellfish, fowl, light pastas, and cheese.
Being of a bold disposition, and the trees favouring its mode of life often growing near houses, it will become on slight encouragement familiar with men; and its neat attire of ash-grey and warm buff, together with its sprightly gestures, render it an attractive visitor.
Notwithstanding the war carried on against the jay, its varied cries and active gesticulations show it to be a sprightly bird, and at a distance that renders its beauty-spots invisible, it is yet rendered conspicuous by its cinnamon-coloured body and pure white tail-coverts, which contrast with the deep black and rich chestnut that otherwise mark its plumage, and even the young at once assume a dress closely resembling that of the adult.
He had a sprightly wit, some delicacy of feeling, and some generous impulses which made him amiable.
A little flock of these titmice came daily to pick a dinner out of my woodpile, or the crumbs at my door, with faint flitting lisping notes, like the tinkling of icicles in the grass, or else with sprightly day day day, or more rarely, in spring-like days, a wiry summery phe-be from the woodside.
He chose a sprightly sonata in b-flat major.
I get up in the morning and I don't feel achy all over and I'm so sprightly.
For something that is meant to be dead, the language of Cicero is quite sprightly.
The RX 400h is very sprightly for a two-ton milk float, posting better acceleration times than a standard Alfa GT.
They are old timers of course but still sprightly and Shelley's voice is still good, and so distinctive.
I had a great weekend and I feel surprisingly sprightly for a Monday, which is always a bonus.
sprightly pensioner who lives at Ardenslate Crescent, Dunoon, celebrated her birthday on Wednesday.
Even a sprightly octogenarian insists on taking his place on the roster.
Many people dislike the slight bitterness of endive, but others consider it rather sprightly.
The sprightly pensioner who lives at Ardenslate Crescent, Dunoon, celebrated her birthday on Wednesday.
By the end of the season they were beginning to look far more sprightly on their visits.
sprightly 13th century dance tune, probably played on the fiddle originally.
Indeed, Robertson Hare made his television debut in the series at the sprightly age of 75.
Many times these fairies are shown in sprightly groups.
A-Series engine in the Maestro and Montego, mated to the Volkswagen gearbox delivered sprightly performance.
The English Dance (2:49) - a sprightly 13th century dance tune, probably played on the fiddle originally.
These nightly and sprightly creatures love designers like Jeannie Nitro who are notorious for taking gothness to the next level of bizarre.
We were all a bit awe struck by him and his story, he was such a sprightly character.
Spiteful Spitfire Sprightly Springeren Name Origin: Tunny fish.
sprightly contributions to the genre.
sprightly age of 75.
They are old timers of course but still sprightly and Shelley 's voice is still good, and so distinctive.
I get up in the morning and I do n't feel achy all over and I 'm so sprightly.
But they do number among the most sprightly contributions to the genre.
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