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Literary usage of Peartness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Life of Florence Nightingale by Sarah A. Southall Tooley (1905)
"The' peartness ' ended in fever." The manners of the women to their children in many cases are greatly in need of reform, and Miss Nightingale quotes the ..."
2. Sword and Pen; Or, Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier ... in War and by John Algernon Owens (1883)
"There is little difference between the " peartness " of the one, and the "smartness" of the other; ..."
3. À la California: Sketch of Life in the Golden Stateby Albert S. Evans by Albert S. Evans (1873)
"Things having got a boost, there is a right smart chance of peartness goin' on." The speaker was the proprietor of a faro game, who, being anxious to ..."
4. Sword and Pen ; Or, Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier ... in War by John Algernon Owens (1881)
"There is little difference between the " peartness " of the one, and the "smartness " of the other; or the " high tone " of the South, and the nonchalance ..."
5. Ole Mars An' Ole Miss: By Edmund K. Goldsborough by Edmund K. Goldsborough (1900)
"... Mars Jimmy cum fum Woodstock, had his fiddle in de kerridge an' wuz full ub peartness. He wuz dribin' Robbin an' Red Bird tandy ..."