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Under his rough exterior Soult hid great powers of business, a keen perspicacity, and much tact.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
His spirit is of a superhuman perspicacity; his mind is tenacious and full of all knowledge that man may have.
As the sequel showed, he clearly demonstrates his own perspicacity and knowledge of human nature.
Lynx-eyed perspicacity, inexhaustible contrivance, prompt ingenuity,—a man very dangerous to play with at games of skill.
He even asserted that those at the head of affairs in England had shown great perspicacity and a clear insight into the future.
SOUTH AFRICAN MEMORIESLADY SARAH WILSON
Never had the young girl been so cruelly embarrassed as she was at this moment by this sudden and unforeseen perspicacity.
OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEYEMILE GABORIAU
The comfortable old soul, redolent of perfume and glittering with diamonds, began by congratulating herself on her perspicacity.
He rejoiced, too, at his own perspicacity in having so accurately divined the real cause of M. Belmont's misunderstanding.
THE BASTONNAISJOHN LESPERANCE
I do not propound their perspicacity or postulate an instinct they did not claim themselves.
Your perspicacity is amazing, but I will try and not show my sense of it, if it is going to make you stop.
THAT AFFAIR NEXT DOORANNA KATHARINE GREEN

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