Usage examples for clever

  1. Will she care about being clever? – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope
  2. He is very clever, one can see, and knows a great deal. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  3. And as I said before, it's a clever little game. – Cleek: the Man of the Forty Faces by Thomas W. Hanshew
  4. She was a young widow, good- looking and clever. – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
  5. A clever fellow, too, they tell me. – The Mayor of Troy by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  6. He likes girls to be jolly and pretty and clever like you. – Just Patty by Jean Webster
  7. Oh, Mamma, how clever you are! – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  8. Me an' 'is mother ain't clever enough for such things! – The Heart of a Woman by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  9. It is clever of him. – Red Hair by Elinor Glyn
  10. How very clever of her! – The Romance of Zion Chapel [3d ed.] by Richard Le Gallienne
  11. He is keen and clever. – The Slave Of The Lamp by Henry Seton Merriman
  12. 394.- A man is often more clever than one other, but not than all others. – Reflections Or, Sentences and Moral Maxims by Francois Duc De La Rochefoucauld
  13. " Now you are laughing at me, because I am not clever," she said. – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman
  14. " Yes, yes, she is clever, of course, poor dear. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  15. Then he looked towards Livia Cord and said: Well- I didn't think we could hold out on our clever Mr. Blacker as long as we have. – Get Out of Our Skies! by E. K. Jarvis
  16. I'll tell you how I have found out that Theo Warrender would be too clever. – A Country Gentleman and his Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  17. You are a clever woman, Mrs. Tenbruggen and you know it. – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins
  18. You are a very clever man, Mr. Bundercombe! – An Amiable Charlatan by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  19. " Ah," he replied, " you're as clever a lad as ever I see; but I lay you never see a watch like that before?" – The Hole in the Wall by Arthur Morrison
  20. Clever woman, I think, and pretty. – In the Mayor's Parlour by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher