The myth of “the Special Relationship” that Churchill invented is briskly demolished.
There is an automatism to him, a preternatural talent for responding exactly, and briskly, with what is expected.
Anyone who thought Jacqueline Kennedy was cut off from the day-to-day trials of the New Frontier has now been briskly disabused.
While the fashion world wailed about the effect of the collapse of the economy on retail, she briskly assumed the leadership role.
She footed it briskly along the platform of the Dobb's Ferry station.
"But, of course, I really came to see you," said Miss Middleton briskly.
“My appointment with the Prosecutor is at ten-thirty,” said Mr. Parker briskly.
He began by tapping me briskly all over in a series of double knocks.
For a moment this plan seemed such a good one that he started off briskly, his look searching the faces of passersby.
"Guess we'd better have something to eat," she said briskly.