There would be fresh perch, asparagus, and _la piece de resistance_— first-rate, but quite plain, roast beef, and wines to suit: so much for the eating and drinking.
Leo Tolstoy -- Anna Karenina
Then they brought in the piece de resistance, a carcass roasted whole and carried by four men.
Robert A. Heinlein -- Glory Road
"But the piece de resistance," he continued, tapping his chest, "is right here.
Sarah Dessen -- Along for the Ride
Kitty and Levin would be of the party, and that this might not be obtrusively evident, there would be a girl cousin too, and young Shtcherbatsky, and la piece de resistance among the guests—Sergey Koznishev and Alexey Alexandrovitch.