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How to use piece de resistance in a sentence

I assure you, no matter how beautifully we play any piece, the minute Liszt plays it, you would scarcely recognize it!
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
I was busy loading the piece when an exclamation of surprise from one of the men made me look up.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Madame de Condillac stood watching him, her face composed, her glance cold.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Then the door opened, the portiere was swept aside, and Anselme announced "Monsieur de Garnache."
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
San Antonio de Bexar lies in a fertile and well-irrigated valley, stretching westward from the river Salado.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
There were two battalions, together about a thousand men; and they brought a field-piece with them.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
One evening, while he was thus engaged, he observed de Patinos and Duke Wharton enter together.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Without any known cause of offence, a tacit acknowledgement of mutual dislike was shewn by Louis and de Patinos.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
She got up and stood in front of the fire, having her hand on the chimney-piece and looking down at the blaze.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
There is cause for alarm when they bring one hundred and ten ships into these seas without any means of resistance on our part.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
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