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Flowers, fruits, and insects were her favorite subjects, and were painted with rare delicacy.WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
I think that he had more virtuosity, and yet more delicacy of feeling, than either Rubinstein or Blow.MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The officer, with less delicacy of attention to the supposed slumbers of an invalid, followed him.THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Many of these pipes are sculptured from the most obdurate stones and display great delicacy of workmanship.TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
He evidently avoided taking a share in the discussion of his Transatlantic career, probably from delicacy to his English auditor.BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
It is reckoned a great delicacy, but, for my own part, I found its flesh rather dry.A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
This is what Kielland does, displaying in the doing of it, an uncommon delicacy of perception and accuracy of perspective.SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
The charm of style, the delicacy of touch, and felicity of phrase, are in both cases preeminent.SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
The Chinese esteem it as a great delicacy and mix it with fowl and vegetables.TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
If you decline gracefully, he will appreciate the delicacy which makes you refuse.THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
WORDS RELATED TO DELICACY
- ill health
- fellow feeling
- good intention
- good will
- lack of pretension
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