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  • Many things are too delicate to be thought; many more, to be spoken.
  • An appearance of delicacy is inseparable from sweetness and gentleness of character.
  • True delicacy, that most beautiful heart-leaf of humanity, exhibits itself most significantly in little things.
  • Delicacy is to the affections what grace is to the beauty.
  • Weak men often, from the very principle of their weakness, derive a certain susceptibility, delicacy and taste which render them, in those particulars, much superior to men of stronger and more consistent minds, who laugh at them.