Definition of Subtilties
1. subtilty [n] - See also: subtilty
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subtilties
Literary usage of Subtilties
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Historical and Critical Dictionary by Pierre Bayle (1826)
"subtilties OF LOGIC. EUCLID, a native of Megara, and disciple of Socrates, did not follow the taste of his master; for instead of addicting himself chiefly ..."
2. American Painters: With One Hundred and Four Examples of Their Work Engraved by George William Sheldon (1880)
"If Mr. Guy has never yet produced all these subtilties, he at least can recognize and appreciate them as well as can any other genre painter in this country ..."
3. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"... and the election of Henry justified by a j°nec claim of the crown as a matter of right.1 But despite all such its pr legal subtilties, the fact remained ..."
4. A New General Biographical Dictionary by Hugh James Rose (1848)
"... especially on dialectics ; and Lucían, who sought out absurdities in order to laugh at them, could not forbear ridiculing his logical subtilties. ..."