1 Having conceived the idea he proceeded to carry it out with considerable finesse.
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2 However, I have no doubt that with a little delicacy and finesse the end may be attained.
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3 Albert was accompanied by Lucien Debray, who, joining in his friend's conversation, added some passing compliments, the source of which the count's talent for finesse easily enabled him to guess.
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4 Only of course none of them have your finesse, you might call it.
5 Of course there are difficulties, and, to avoid creating a scandal, I should need to employ plenty of finesse; but man was given his brain to USE, not to neglect.
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6 But the matter is of such importance, that one must passer pardessus toutes ces finesses de sentiment.
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