his caustic wit cuts through the humbug
Already he was head and shoulders above the crowd at six foot three, with a head for business, a lively wit and a keen appreciation of writers and their craft.
For her part, Alpert has a keen and understated wit .
There have been few since with his command of language - or wit and understanding.
In later years we got to know him well and relished his dry sardonic comments delivered in a languid, light Noel Cowardish voice, which belied the sharpness of his wit .
Let's hope his successor has the wit to fashion an intelligence agency that is fit for the struggles that lie ahead.
By Wells's own testimony, she had a quick Irish wit , high spirits and radiant common sense.
His acid wit and quick humour have made him a television star, but this summer Clive Anderson will return to his roots when he appears at the Edinburgh Fringe venue which helped launch his career.
she is such a wit
But he makes up for it by deft wordplay and a sharp wit .