Shadows played across the delicate, pert features.
Henry Thrale, one of the most opulent brewers in the kingdom, a man .of sound and cultivated understanding, rigid principles, and liberal spirit, was married to one of those clever, kind-hearted, engaging, vain, pert young women who are perpetually doing or saying what is not exactly right, but who, do or say what they may, are always agreeable.
I'm pert near twenty-one.
The voluptuous brunette was pert and sophisticated.
"On my word," he exclaimed, "it's little Jellia Jamb--as pert and pretty as ever!"