Mrs. Penniman desired to represent the ingenious Mr. Townsend as the hero.
Catherine was far from saying to herself that this was an ingenious sophism; but she met the appeal none the less squarely.
Here, suddenly, Morris was interrupted; these ingenious inquiries had not reached Catherine’s ears.
She would try to appear good, even if her heart were perverted; and from time to time she had a fancy that she might accomplish something by ingenious concessions to form, though she should persist in caring for Morris.
"I don’t know!" said Catherine, less ingeniously than she had hitherto spoken.
Venture to appear as disinterested as you are!" said Mrs. Penniman ingeniously.
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It was an ingenious solution to the problem—as reliable as it was easy.
The first person to put wheels on a suitcase had an ingenious idea.