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Usage examples for intelligent

  1. She becomes too strongminded, too intelligent! – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  2. Everybody told me how pretty you were, and how charming, and how intelligent it was of me to be a friend of yours. – The Wishing-Ring Man by Margaret Widdemer
  3. No one else knows the truth- not even Mrs. Brindley, though she's intelligent. – The Price She Paid by David Graham Phillips
  4. As thoughtful, intelligent women, we question all this: First. – The Woman's Bible Part I. Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Part II. Comments on the Old and New Testaments from Joshua to Revelation. by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  5. She reflected a little before she answered, for she was honest and intelligent. – Home Life in Germany by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
  6. There are to- day in England about twenty men and women who write novels of a certain quality, and about as many who fail, but whose appeal is to the most intelligent. – A Novelist on Novels by W. L. George
  7. They were intelligent, capable people. – Inferences from Haunted Houses and Haunted Men by John Harris
  8. That would not, however, prove that the conversation did not come from living beings nor that there was not at least one intelligent person among them. – Elementary Theosophy by L. W. Rogers
  9. But it was not I who called myself intelligent. – At the Villa Rose by A. E. W. Mason
  10. Maude remarked once, " MacColl is the only intelligent Intelligence Officer I know." – An Onlooker in France 1917-1919 by William Orpen
  11. During this time Madame Charvet was in correspondence with a friend of her husband, who was, I think, the courier of General Bonaparte; and the latter having opened and read these letters addressed to his courier, inquired who was this young woman that wrote such interesting and intelligent letters, and Madame Charvet well deserved this double praise. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  12. You wish to be intelligent and reasonable, don't you? – Heart and Soul by Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)
  13. Many of the more intelligent Baconians themselves have no faith in this last form of evidence. – An Introduction to Shakespeare by H. N. MacCracken F. E. Pierce W. H. Durham
  14. They had become intelligent in general, and many of them learned. – A Collection of State-Papers, Relative to the First Acknowledgment of the Sovereignty of the United States of America by John Adams
  15. Nor is anybody who is really intelligent. – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim
  16. His academic essays are heavy and scarcely intelligent. – A Short History of French Literature by George Saintsbury
  17. It is just the book for an intelligent child. – Rollo in Geneva by Jacob Abbott
  18. " She is intelligent," I remarked. – Police!!! by Robert W. Chambers
  19. You're not dealing with an intelligent people. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
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