Mrs. Penniman was not a brave woman, and Morris Townsend had struck her as a young man of great force of character, and of remarkable powers of satire; a keen, resolute, brilliant nature, with which one must exercise a great deal of tact.
"But we can wait a long time," said poor Catherine, in a tone which was meant to express the humblest conciliation, but which had upon her father’s nerves the effect of an iteration not characterised by tact.
Morris, the reader may be informed, had had the tact not to tell her that he sat in her father’s study.
Mrs. Penniman, with a degree of tact that was as unusual as it was commendable, took the line of leaving her alone.
I have more tact.
"Women have more tact," she said "they ought to do it first.
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.