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delicacy
used in War and Peace

6 uses
  • Princess Mary understood this and appreciated his delicacy.
    Book Ten — 1812 (38% in)
  • As a clever maitre d'hotel serves up as a specially choice delicacy a piece of meat that no one who had seen it in the kitchen would have cared to eat, so Anna Pavlovna served up to her guests, first the vicomte and then the abbe, as peculiarly choice morsels.
    Book One — 1805 (7% in)
  • "What delicacy!" thought the princess.
    Book Three — 1805 (29% in)
  • It would have been impossible to treat her with more delicacy, greater care, and at the same time more seriously than did Count Bezukhov.
    Book Nine — 1812 (70% in)
  • Natasha unconsciously felt this delicacy and so found great pleasure in his society.
    Book Nine — 1812 (70% in)
  • She took no pains with her manners or with delicacy of speech, or with her toilet, or to show herself to her husband in her most becoming attitudes, or to avoid inconveniencing him by being too exacting.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (56% in)

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