1 The round of visits was made; and Mr. James Harthouse, with a discreet use of his blue coaching, came off triumphantly, though with a considerable accession of boredom.
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2 The following day he had lunch with Connie and Hilda, at some discreet place.
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3 Mr Elliot was rational, discreet, polished, but he was not open.
4 But the young maiden, being discreet and of good repute, would ever avoid him, for she feared his evil name.
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5 You are perfectly right to be wary and discreet.
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6 Make a discreet inquiry also as to any strangers in the neighbourhood.
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7 I found that country pub which I had already recommended to your notice, and there I made my discreet inquiries.
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8 I rapidly overtook it, and then, keeping at a discreet distance of a hundred yards or so, I followed its lights until we were clear of the town.
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9 He had separated the work-rooms in order to separate the sexes, and so that the women and girls might remain discreet.
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10 A discreet candle lighted, one might almost say, made a show of lighting the parlor.
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11 A certain amount of dreaming is good, like a narcotic in discreet doses.
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12 Gavroche, who was not very discreet, listened.
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13 There had been no ring, which was discreet on such a day.
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14 But he meant to be discreet in that quarter.
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15 Why, we are looked upon with a rather favorable eye by a lady of quality, the Duchesse de--but, your pardon; my master has commanded me to be discreet.
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