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subtle
used in Washington Square

4 uses
  • Such a saying as that was a part of his great subtlety—men so clever as he might say anything and mean anything.
    Chapter 24 (75% in)
  • She took children too hard, both for good and for evil, and had an oppressive air of expecting subtle things of them, so that going to see her was a good deal like being taken to church and made to sit in a front pew.
    Chapter 3 (88% in)
  • In addition to your good right arm, you have your subtle brain.
    Chapter 9 (35% in)
  • It was not remarkable that a person of so much subtlety should have discovered that Catherine had been shut up with the Doctor.
    Chapter 19 (45% in)

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