Sentence Examples


  • With perfect subtlety Bonaparte worked on the feelings of all and kept his own intentions secret.
  • It is, in fact, important rather as a rhetorcial subtlety than as a serious argu ment.
  • The secret of its power was that it gave scope for an immense amount of intellectual subtlety, and at the same time saved men from all danger of independent thought.
  • They spent their energy in attacking Plato and Aristotle, and hence earned the opprobrious epithet of Eristic. They used their dialectic subtlety to disprove the possibility of motion and decay; unity is the negation of change, increase and decrease, birth and death.
  • Speakers to be named with him in his best days at the Irish bar; but his style, if not of the most perfect kind, and often disfigured by decided faults, was marked by a peculiar subtlety and manly power, and produced great and striking effects.
 

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