Xander saw the subtle signal Damian gave his brother.
Other causes of offence arose, and Napoleon in his last communication to them warned them not to imitate the Greeks of the later Empire, who engaged in subtle discussions when the ram was battering at their gates.
For this reason and because the system of Thomas is simply that of Albert rounded to a greater completeness and elaborated in parts by the subtle intellect of the younger man, it will be convenient not to separate the views of master and scholar, except where their differences make it necessary.
I decided to review a deceptively subtle episode which seems slight on the surface, but actually contains many key themes and moments.
The vicomte wished to begin his story and gave a subtle smile.
My brother knows him, he's dined with him--the present Emperor--more than once in Paris, and tells me he never met a more cunning or subtle diplomatist--you know, a combination of French adroitness and Italian play-acting!
This return to the subject of Natalie caused Prince Andrew to knit his brows with discomfort: he was about to rise, but Vera continued with a still more subtle smile:
In the midst of the conversation she noticed "Granddad" give Bennigsen a quick, subtle glance, and then to her joys she saw that "Granddad" said something to "Long-coat" which settled him.
The White God, Damian, was cool and wary, his white-blonde hair, golden eyes and subtle white glow the opposite of Xander's darker presence.
Ashley's bead was lighter red in color, its surface glazed to give it a subtle reflecting quality.
Farnese at once set to work with subtle skill to win over to the royalist cause the Catholic nobles of the south.
The more subtle examples are inexhaustible in variety and resource; and perhaps the climax of subtlety is the almost entire absence of Leitmotif in the first scene of the third act of Gotterddmmerung, when Siegfried throws away his last chance of averting his doom.
I'm not sure I've ever done anything particularly subtle.
The article was subtle about the comedy of Arthur Lucan and Kitty McShane.
The artist enjoyed the subtle nuances of the changing light.
We enjoyed the subtle flavors of the duck.
"The doubt is flattering," said "the man of profound intellect," with a subtle smile.
Vera, having noticed Prince Andrew's attentions to Natasha, decided that at a party, a real evening party, subtle allusions to the tender passion were absolutely necessary and, seizing a moment when Prince Andrew was alone, began a conversation with him about feelings in general and about her sister.
Everything was similar: the ladies' subtle talk, the cards, the general raising his voice at the card table, and the samovar and the tea cakes; only one thing was lacking that he had always seen at the evening parties he wished to imitate.
In this question he saw subtle cunning, as men of his type see cunning in everything, so he frowned and did not answer immediately.
Suddenly his face assumed a subtle expression, he shrugged his shoulders with an air of perplexity.
The abbe, a well-fed man with a plump, clean-shaven chin, a pleasant firm mouth, and white hands meekly folded on his knees, sat close to Helene and, with a subtle smile on his lips and a peaceful look of delight at her beauty, occasionally glanced at her face as he explained his opinion on the subject.
"Sire!" said Michaud with a subtle, scarcely perceptible smile on his lips, having now prepared a well-phrased reply, "sire, I left the whole army, from its chiefs to the lowest soldier, without exception in desperate and agonized terror..."
This something was a most subtle spiritual deduction from a conversation with Karataev the day before.
The Dark One lifted his chin in subtle command.
Gabriel stopped in front of her, his heat and nearness like a subtle siren song that tried to lure her closer.
Four lines, the first, second and fourth of which have the same rhyme, while the third usually (but not always) remains rhymelesswas first successfully introduced into Persian literature as the exclusive vehicle for subtle thoughts on the various topics of Sufic mysticism by the sheikh Ab Said bin Abulkhair,1 but Omar differs in its treatment considerably from Ab Said.
Deidre sought to figure out what it was about the currents and subtle movement that kept her in place when she wanted to return to the castle, where it was warm.
The scent of blood was subtle, detectable only by a vampire like him.
The Celtic artists drew inspiration from the infinitely subtle mutability of nature.
He gave subtle hints, which I totally failed to notice.