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subtle
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Nicholas Nickleby
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subtle
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • Such is hope, Heaven's own gift to struggling mortals; pervading, like some subtle essence from the skies, all things, both good and bad; as universal as death, and more infectious than disease!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The good lady then, with the preliminary observation that she might be fairly supposed not to have lived in the world so long without knowing its ways, communicated a great many subtle precepts applicable to the state of courtship, and confirmed in their wisdom by her own personal experience.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a subtle poison
as in: a subtle shade of blue
as in: a subtle difference or thinker
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