Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. kene, sharp, bold, AS. cēne, bold; akin to D. koen, OHG. kuoni, G. kühn, OSw. kyn, kön, Icel. kænn, for kœnn, wise; perh. akin to E. ken, can, to be able. √45
On such a day the pioneers were keenly conscious of their isolation.
"The Huntress" by Hulbert Footner
He had become a cold, keen, strong-headed, selfish cynic.
"The Sign of the Spider" by Bertram Mitford
Procope, a keen-witted merchant, made his appeal to a higher class of patrons than did Pascal and those who first followed him.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
His eyes were keen and gray, his teeth fine and white, and his expression stern.
"A Son of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
She always thought of him with that black, keen, blind head.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
She felt so keenly about it that she could hardly bring herself to speak of the dreaded hour to her husband.
"Jennie Gerhardt" by Theodore Dreiser
His keen eyes took Pan's measure in one glance.
"Valley of Wild Horses" by Zane Grey
The girl especially watched him with keen interest.
"The Traitors" by E. Phillips (Edward Phillips) Oppenheim
He had lived in the wilds, his senses were keen, and sometimes he received unconsciously impressions of minute noises.
"Partners of the Out-Trail" by Harold Bindloss
And the rancher's information and remarks, and keen, incisive questions, set the newcomer wondering.
"The Night Riders" by Ridgwell Cullum
Ah, would what binds me could have been
Thus loosened at a touch!
This pain of living is too keen,
Of loving, is too much.
"Cambridge in the Long" by Amy Levy
Ah! 'tis too much! I cannot bear
At once so soft, so keen a ray:
In pity then, my lovely fair,
O turn those killing eyes away!
"To Myra" by James Thomson
Fear not, doubt not because of those
On whom earth's keen winds blow;
God's love shames all our pitying woes,
Be ready thou to go.
"To G. M. T." by George MacDonald
The moonlight waned, and shadows thick
Went keening on the storm--
Ah! for the quiet that was quick,
The cold heart that was warm!
"In The Storm" by Thomas MacDonagh
“’Still youthful manhood, fresh and keen,
At danger gazed with awed delight
As if sea would not drown, I ween,
Nor serpent bite.
"The Letter L" by Jean Ingelow
Though late the hour, and keen the blast,
That whistles round him now,
Those raven locks are backward cast,
To cool his burning brow.
"Call Me Away" by Anne Bronte
KEEN Aims to Set Record for Most Recesses in One Day.
Already he had developed a keen understanding of popular habits and the Dallas scene.
This is especially odd given that one could surmise that his talent is not based on some special psychic sense, but on simply being a keen observer.
Capshaw wants an LDC screen in front of the Pavilion to promote upcoming shows to concert goers, but the BAR isn't keen on it.
Live In Keene with Dayton Duncan ( Rebroadcast ).
A keen understanding of the market and your choices can help keep you on schedule.
I'm not keen on rehearsing .
Slugger keen for big season.
Keene, NY, Jul 17, 2012 — State forest rangers battled a small forest fire on an Adirondack high peak from the ground and from the air on Monday.
Opera, and Little Red Riding Hood, comes to Keene.
Stanley Meltzoff exhibit offers rare look at artist's keen view of the sea.
Burgess keen for battle to resume with roomie .
Keene Valley — Corey Roth crossed the finish line in a time of 17:50 to win the Rutabaga Run Sept 23 in Keene Valley.
The third annual Great Adirondack Rutabaga Festival was held recently in Keene and included several competitions.
Robert Earl Keen's Scriptorium .
From these three observations, the author believes that a keen reader should be able to derive the rest of the paper! 2.2 Deﬁnition of piecewise We will start with a relatively simple case of piecewisedeﬁned function, one which is deﬁned on a unique linearly ordered domain.
A canonical form for some piecewise defined functions
As this pro ject has matured, the shared interests of high energy and nuclear physics have become more and more clear. A keen appreciation of theoretical efforts in the full range of QCD has characterized the RHIC pro ject from the start, and has stimulated ideas which are equally relevant to the high energy program.
Summary: Working Group on QCD and Strong Interactions
This is the reason why we were keen to verify immediately that the same notion of prolongation exists in our aﬃne set-up.
Lie algebroid structures on a class of affine bundles
A physicist keen on a particular model begins by selecting the appropriate ﬁnal state (Final State) in the interface in Fig. 3.
Quaero: Motivation, Summary, Status
Once the experimental results related with this quantity is obtained, it will be a keen test of fourth generation model.
A Simple Approach to Fourth Generation Effects in $B\to X_s \ell^+ \ell^-$ Decay