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  • But, I say we are all liable to mistakes and I should feel sensible of your delicacy, and grateful for it, if you would spare me these references to Harthouse.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Here was one of the fluffy classes pulled up extremely short by my esteemed friend Mr. Bounderby who, as we know, is not possessed of that delicacy which would soften so tight a hand.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If I might venture to remark that it is the least in the world deficient in that delicacy to which a youth mistaken, a character misconceived, and abilities misdirected, would turn for relief and guidance, I should express what it presents to my own view.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: offend her delicacy
as in: eat the delicacy
as in: discuss with delicacy
as in: delicacy of her brushwork
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