You can see how I trusted in your honesty and perspicacity.
"'Firebrand' Trevison" by Charles Alden Seltzer
Yet the perspicacity that he seldom wanted failed him at that moment.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
COMPARATIVE SAGACITY, or Perspicacity, as Gall called it, was a better term than Comparison, which was introduced by Spurzheim.
"Buchanan's Journal of Man, October 1887" by Various
In spite of her usual perspicacity, Nofre had not noticed the effect produced on her mistress by the sight of the careless stranger.
"The Works of Theophile Gautier, Volume 5" by Theophile Gautier
Was there any special kindness in letting him know that I had the perspicacity to see it?
"The Rhodesian" by Gertrude Page
Want of perspicacity, 704.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
I wondered whether the diabolical perspicacity of women had seen traces of the kiss on my lips.
"The Belovéd Vagabond" by William J. Locke
And he had the perspicacity to address himself to the Boy rather than to Jabe, thereby conciliating the Boy appreciably.
"The House in the Water" by Charles G. D. Roberts
This requires much tact and rare perspicacity.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
I say it in order to give myself an air of perspicacity.
"Pepita Ximenez" by Juan Valera
Their desires, at least, deceived no one of ordinary perspicacity.
"History of the Rise of the Huguenots" by Henry Baird
Lord Widdrington then commenced summing up the case to the jury with his usual care and perspicacity.
"Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1." by Samuel Warren
The bottom dropped out of the market for confidence in the integrity of Mr. Iff and conceit in the perspicacity of Mr. Staff.
"The Bandbox" by Louis Joseph Vance
WHEN a man gets a wife who makes him happy, he lays it to his perspicacity; when he doesn't, he lays it on fate.
"Reflections of a Bachelor Girl" by Helen Rowland
With a certain perspicacity, the rich young fellow divined much of his new friend's needs.
"Fairfax and His Pride" by Marie Van Vorst
At last he had the opportunity of demonstrating his own superior perspicacity.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 15" by Various
Pretended to a like perspicacity: it was a sneaking, cowardly ruse to know more of her.
"Love's Usuries" by Louis Creswicke
To do so, indeed, supposes that he himself has been lacking in perspicacity and in powers of observation.
"The Popes and Science" by James J. Walsh
Whatever might be Lafond's intellectual or moral deficiencies, lack of perspicacity was not among them.
"The Westerners" by Stewart Edward White
Under his rough exterior Soult hid great powers of business, a keen perspicacity, and much tact.
"Napoleon's Marshals" by R. P. Dunn-Pattison