By the way, my cousin Miss fiona macleod wrote to me the other day for your address.
You will think I have wholly deceived you about fiona macleod.
In the first place, it is asserted that Miss fiona macleod does not exist.
He and he only had actually written the "fiona macleod" fantasies and poems, but—yes!
His feminine alter ego, fiona macleod, was a far different personality.
It has been recently made the subject of a dramatic poem by "fiona macleod."
Similarly in fiona macleod's writing seas are always rocking and swinging.
Had his death not divulged the secret of the identity of "fiona macleod," it seems to me that collection must have disclosed it.
The distillation of that strange duplex soul, fiona macleod, was as a drop of poisoned truth upon her parched tongue.
These three poems are undoubtedly forerunners of the work of the fiona macleod period.
Old English scearp "having a cutting edge; pointed; intellectually acute, active, shrewd; keen (of senses); severe; biting, bitter (of tastes)," from Proto-Germanic *skarpaz, literally "cutting" (cf. Old Saxon scarp, Old Norse skarpr, Old Frisian skerp, Dutch scherp, German scharf "sharp"), from PIE *(s)ker- (1) "to cut" (cf. Lettish skarbs "sharp," Middle Irish cerb "cutting;" see shear).
The figurative meaning "acute or penetrating in intellect or perception" was in Old English; hence "keenly alive to one's own interests, quick to take advantage" (1690s). Of words or talk, "cutting, sarcastic," from early 13c. Meaning "distinct in contour" is from 1670s. The adverbial meaning "abruptly" is from 1836; that of "promptly" is first attested 1840. The musical meaning "half step above (a given tone)" is from 1570s. Meaning "stylish" is from 1944, hepster slang, from earlier general slang sense of "excellent" (1940). Phrase sharp as a tack first recorded 1912 (sharp as a needle has been around since Old English). Sharp-shinned attested from 1704 of persons, 1813 of hawks.
Macleod Mac·leod (mə-kloud'), John James Rickard. 1876-1935.
British physiologist. He shared a 1923 Nobel Prize for the discovery and successful clinical application of insulin.