Has the theory of the solar system been advanced by graceful manners and conversational tact?
She had an exquisite tact and insight in relation to all points of manners; but the people she lived among were blunderers and busybodies.
Many of us looking back through life would say that the kindest man we have ever known has been a medical man, or perhaps that surgeon whose fine tact, directed by deeply informed perception, has come to us in our need with a more sublime beneficence than that of miracle-workers.
There are no more uses of "tact" in the book.
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He was a big, good man with a soft baritone, who ruled with easy tact a choir of repressed soloists, and who had an unerring memory for the favorite hymns of District Superintendents.