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delicacy
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

4 uses
  • Her mother had stitched and embroidered them herself; she had lavished on them all the delicacies of her art of embroideress, and all the embellishments of a robe for the good Virgin.
    1.6.3 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 3 — History of a Leavened Cake of Maize (37% in)
  • Thus, in order to indicate here only the principal details, while the little Red Door almost attains to the limits of the Gothic delicacy of the fifteenth century, the pillars of the nave, by their size and weight, go back to the Carlovingian Abbey of Saint-Germain des Prés.
    1.3.1 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 1 — Notre-Dame (66% in)
  • Meanwhile, the callous hands of Pierrat Torterue's assistants had bared that charming leg, that tiny foot, which had so often amazed the passers-by with their delicacy and beauty, in the squares of Paris.
    2.8.2 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 2 — Continuation of the Crown.... (59% in)
  • And leaning over the sculptures with the fascinated air of a demonstrator of living phenomena: "Do you not think, for instance, that yon metamorphosis in bas-relief is executed with much adroitness, delicacy and patience?
    2.10.1 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 1 — Gringoire Has Many Good.... (19% in)

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