1 Suddenly he heard the brisk play of sleigh-bells and a cutter passed him, drawn by a free-going horse.
2 Their lazy, blurred voices fell pleasantly on his ears, but his own brisk brogue clung to his tongue.
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3 For a few minutes they went through a brisk drill that brought perspiration to their foreheads and cheers and applause from the audience.
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4 Her voice was brisk and decisive and she made up her mind instantly and with no girlish shilly- shallying.
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5 He said the books at the store had to be balanced and business was brisk enough now to give him little time to attend to this in working hours.
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6 But, she felt approvingly, as she discovered her career of town-planning, she was now roused to being brisk and efficient herself.
7 Shopping was a delight of brisk conferences.
8 For some days we had very little wind; it was not till the nineteenth that a brisk gale from the northwest sprang up.
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9 Drawn into the waiting boat, they were quickly brought to the deck; but Tashtego was long in coming to, and Queequeg did not look very brisk.
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10 "Wal, yes, tol'able fast, ther dying is; what with the 'climating and one thing and another, they dies so as to keep the market up pretty brisk," said Haley.'
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11 The different men on the list were soon knocked off at prices which showed a pretty brisk demand in the market; two of them fell to Haley.
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12 I spects I 's the wickedest critter in the world; and Topsy would cut a summerset, and come up brisk and shining on to a higher perch, and evidently plume herself on the distinction.'
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13 But, Sir Spaniel, there are some stars that--ahem--stay fixed; that shine, to put it in a nutshell, never so bright as by a sea-coal fire on a brisk morning.
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14 They had no alive happiness, no matter how brisk and good-looking they were.
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15 Finally he took the bell-rope in his hand and gave it a brisk tug.
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