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Gone with the Wind
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  • Then overcome with the knowledge of her tactlessness and also with horror at having discussed her condition with a man, she began to cry weakly.
  • And he was seldom tactful in doing it.
  • Scarlett’s spirits soared at his laugh and she blessed Melanie’s tact.
  • Melanie, the most tactful of women, had tears in her eyes at her own cruelty.
  • "Well’m, Prissy ain’ fixin’ ter be no cow midwife, Miss Scarlett," Pork said tactfully.
  • The most important was how to make Frank realize, in a tactful manner, that his store should bring in more money.
  • Scarlett seldom refused, no matter how distasteful the idea might be, for she always hoped to have an opportunity to suggest tactfully that they do their trading at Frank’s store.
  • Scarlett passed over this tactless confidence and skillfully led Pitty from one friend to another but all the while she was in a fever of impatience to bring the conversation around to Rhett.
  • You’re so tactless.
  • Every evening when he called at her house, weary and discouraged, she was tireless in her tactful, helpful suggestions.
  • This worked great hardship and strained the tact and forbearance of the unrelated half of the town, for the India-Melanie feud made a rupture in practically every social organization.
  • And because he was a gentleman and himself trustworthy, he trusted every scoundrel who came along and several times would have lost money for her if she had not tactfully intervened.
  • In the absence of a priest Ashley was to conduct the services with the aid of Carreen’s Book of Devotions, the assistance of the Methodist and Baptist preachers of Jonesboro and Fayetteville having been tactfully refused.
  • Around Melanie’s tactful and self-effacing person, there rapidly grew up a clique of young and old who represented what was left of the best of Atlanta’s ante-bellum society, all poor in purse, all proud in family, die-hards of the stoutest variety.

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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.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • Minho shouted, always the tactful one.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials

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