However, if the man worked with subtlety, the sea likewise worked with subtlety.
They bestowed upon him every beauty of person and every subtlety of wit.
If the emperor say, 'You are speaking of Macedonius; I see your subtlety.
Karl had not the subtlety to retort, “Ay, but does it say what we like?”
And this notion of his was not any proof of want of subtlety on his part.