I knew this man Small had a certain degree of low cunning, but I did not think him capable of anything in the nature of delicate finesse
. That is usually a product of higher education.
Once again he touched him on the breast, as though his finger were the fine point of a small sword, with which, in delicate finesse
, he ran him through the body, and said,"My friend, I will die, perpetuating the system under which I have lived."
and do you never use your eyes, which must have acquired so much finesse
and certainty, to divine, at a glance, the kind of man by whom you are confronted?
"The fact is," said Porthos, with an air of finesse
, "I am rather incredulous."
"It has wonderful finesse
," he murmured, caressingly.
"I know you don't credit me with much finesse
, but I would undertake to be in the secret and to do quite as well; the only difference would be in my own peace of mind, which, of course, doesn't count."