Usage examples for keen

  1. She gave me a keen glance. – The Other Side of the Door by Lucia Chamberlain
  2. Throckmorton's keen pleasure showed in his dark eyes. – Throckmorton by Molly Elliot Seawell
  3. A chair was placed for Aunt Selina who looked about the Nest with keen interest. – The Blue Birds' Winter Nest by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  4. " I wasn't particularly keen on you until you brought this off. – The Altar Steps by Compton MacKenzie
  5. Their memory is keen ... – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy
  6. Ah, let me see your sword, how bright and keen it is! – Audrey by Mary Johnston
  7. God, smell the wood smoke- doesn't it make you keen? – Red Fleece by Will Levington Comfort
  8. The disappointment was so keen, so bitter, she could not overcome it. – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  9. Again he looked upon me, very uneasily I thought, and with something that was almost fear in his keen eyes. – Bye-Ways by Robert Smythe Hichens
  10. " She does not seem very keen about that," said Dick, grimly. – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  11. On the contrary, he seemed glad that she took so keen an interest in his affairs. – The Ranch at the Wolverine by B. M. Bower
  12. Such keen pain came over me that I cried more than an hour. – Maximina by Armando Palacio Valdés
  13. But Robey thinks I ought to see him through, and, to tell the truth, I'm rather keen to myself. – Left Tackle Thayer by Ralph Henry Barbour
  14. Naturally, they were keen to know what Sam had come for. – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  15. She turned quickly, and was much astonished to see the bright face and keen blue eyes of Maurice Trevor. – The Time of Roses by L. T. Meade
  16. She seems keen to hear about this Miss Grant. – The Guests Of Hercules by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  17. Mr. Saltoun was not especially keen. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  18. I'm so keen to begin again. – A London Life; The Patagonia; The Liar; Mrs. Temperly by Henry James
  19. Here for the first time Hardy came in with his usual dry, keen voice. – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  20. The inspector shot a keen glance at her. – The Crooked House by Brandon Fleming