Yet the creature was astute; mastered his fury with a great effort of the will; composed his two important letters, one to Lanyon and one to Poole; and that he might receive actual evidence of their being posted, sent them out with directions that they should be registered.
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Astute investors spread their risk instead of investing all their money in just one thing.
The astute agent realized that the small print in the contract could severely hurt his client’s bank account.