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tact
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope)

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Definition
the ability or act of saying or handling things in such a way that others feel good about them
  • In fact, whoever was the author of this fictitious biography, he showed some tact in identifying Homer with certain events described in his poems, and in eliciting from them the germs of something like a personal narrative.
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  • Dryden's Virgil, i. 670 167 The manner in which this episode is introduced, is well illustrated by the following remarks of Mure, vol. i. p.298: "The poet's method of introducing his episode, also, illustrates in a curious manner his tact in the dramatic department of his art.
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