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  • How well she deceived her father we shall have occasion to learn; but her innocent arts were of little avail before a person of the rare perspicacity of Mrs. Penniman.

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  • Such legislation would require perspicacity all too rare in the congress.
  • He had come to look on her perspicacity in this matter as a sort of second sight.
    Wodehouse, Pelham Grenville  --  The Man Upstairs and Other Stories

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