PROWESS


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PROWESSRecombinant Human Activated Protein C Worldwide Evaluation in Severe Sepsis
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Both men were on their guard and fenced with fine skill, being well matched in prowess.
His sole interests seem to be feats of physical prowess and the reading of everything that he can get hold of relative to savage beasts and the lives and customs of uncivilized peoples; but particularly do stories of animals appeal to him.
And then, my good fellow, use your daggers in any way you please, and I further promise you to be there as a spectator of your prowess.
When the child of morning rosy-fingered Dawn appeared, I took the three men on whose prowess of all kinds I could most rely, and went along by the sea-side, praying heartily to heaven.
He seemed no more to be con- tinually regarding the proportions of his personal prowess.
They fell to work and belabored each other with might and main; kicks and cuffs and dry blows were as well bestowed as they were well merited, until, having fought to their hearts' content, and been drubbed into a familiar acquaintance with each other's prowess and good qualities, they ended the fight by becoming firmer friends than they could have been rendered by a year's peaceable companionship.
For all my prowess I cannot break through the wall and open a way to the ships single-handed.
As not one of the natives had soul enough in him to stand up like a man, and allow me to hammer away at him, for my own personal gratification and that of the king, I was necessitated to fight with an imaginary enemy, whom I invariably made to knock under to my superior prowess.
Among these warriors was one race particularly famous for their prowess, and for those qualities that render an Indian hero celebrated.
The Omahas were once one of the numerous and powerful tribes of the prairies, vying in warlike might and prowess with the Sioux, the Pawnees, the Sauks, the Konsas, and the Iatans.
That I could scale them I knew full well, but Tars Tarkas, with his mighty bulk and enormous weight, would find it a task possibly quite beyond his prowess or his skill, for Martians are at best but poor climbers.
Your description of his fiendish prowess tallied with that of the arch-enemy of truth upon Barsoom.