He knew this to be the only policy that would be supported by the Afghan nation; and although for some time a rupture with Russia seemed imminent, while the Indian government made ready for that contingency, the amir's reserved and circumspect tone in the consultations with him helped to turn the balance between peace and war, and substantially conduced towards a pacific solution.
He gives several reasons for this in his letter to the king, but in all probability his chief motive was that pointed out by Spedding, that in the court of king's bench there would be less danger of Coke coming into collision with the king on questions of prerogative, in handling which Bacon was always very circumspect and tender.
The circumspect approach to the ridge now loomed above him.
There was a circumspect start.
Stephen was a keen and circumspect politician, and for his future security contracted, during his father's lifetime, a double' matrimonial alliance with the Neapolitan princes of the House of Anjou, the chief partisans of the pope.
Singer's casting of Spacey was extremely circumspect given that he is Singer's brother-in-law.
Belle and Sebastian like a late night drink; but, I will remain circumspect on any of that.
It was done in a circumspect manner.
For as the swift monster drags you deeper and deeper into the frantic shoal, you bid adieu to circumspect life and only exist in a delirious throb.
After that the generals began to disperse with the solemnity and circumspect silence of people who are leaving, after a funeral.