There are artful and probing passages about the process of writing that could be used verbatim in M.F.A. classes.
Just an artful couple of sentences about how if nothing else, this kind of thing hurts recruiting.
The Glazers—like all the worst LBO characters—have been artful about taking money out of the business.
Take this opportunity to word business plans and artful missions.
If adapted for the stage, this novel would make an artful, off-Broadway monologue.
The widow Francis (she was but Mrs. Francis Esmond) was a scheming, artful, heartless hussy.
How could this artful jack be caught, if he was too dainty to take ordinary bait?
There is also an unguarded openness about them, that makes them the ready prey of the artful and designing.
"It's the most artful hallucination I've ever experienced," I granted.
"I will not delay you longer this morning," he said at last, with an artful mock confidence.