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A right-down good hare Millichip turned out to be; doubling and twisting and finessing, and exasperating the hounds considerably.
JOHNNY LUDLOW, SECOND SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
After some finessing, the Government showed a determination to go on with both bills.
Come, Chief Inspector, this finessing with me is highly improper on your part—highly improper.
THE SECRET AGENTJOSEPH CONRAD
He threw aside his first intention of finessing Belle into his bedroom on the plea of asking her to help him to pack.
THE SINS OF THE CHILDRENCOSMO HAMILTON
That desire was the one real and substantial thing in a somewhat superficial, egotistic, and finessing character.
STELLA FREGELIUSH. RIDER HAGGARD
And that shows that you are only a man after all; in spite of your finessing.
THE MARCH FAMILY TRILOGY, COMPLETEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
To passage hawks, especially haggards, this finessing is the A B C of scientific flying.
THE ART AND PRACTICE OF HAWKINGEDWARD B. MICHELL
They made for him boldly; there was no need of finessing in his case.
HARVARD STORIESWALDRON KINTZING POST