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forte
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Persuasion
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  • And we agreed it would be best to have the harp, for it seems to amuse her more than the piano-forte.
  • To the Great House accordingly they went, to sit the full half hour in the old-fashioned square parlour, with a small carpet and shining floor, to which the present daughters of the house were gradually giving the proper air of confusion by a grand piano-forte and a harp, flower-stands and little tables placed in every direction.

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as in: it is her forte Define
a personal asset of special worth or utility
as in: forte mezzo Define
a description in music: to be played relatively loudly
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