- 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)
There are no more uses of "subtle" in Washington Square.
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