This campaign presents the sharpest contrast to that of Bohemia.
Here we see at their sharpest the social prejudices that Disraeli had to fight against, provocation of them carried to its utmost in every way open to him, and complete conquest in a company of young men less likely to admit superiority in a wit of their own years, probably, than any other that could have been brought together at that time.
I xplained Howie wasn't the sharpest blade in the knife drawer and he didn't react well when pressured.
This tenacity of the Saga stands in the sharpest contrast with the fact that the historical memory of the Persian is extremely defective.
Both Stoic and Cynic maintained, in its sharpest form, the fundamental tenet that the practical knowledge which is virtue, with the condition of soul that is inseparable from it, is alone to be accounted good.