In this way, having carefully removed the leg bands by deft
circular motions of his arm following one another uninterruptedly, the man hung the leg bands up on some pegs fixed above his head.
"But men do call him a right deft
hand at quarterstaff."
Phil's fingers were deft
, and the result was a dress which was the envy of every Redmond girl.
With her little deft
hands she opened and shut her little red bag, took out a cushion, laid it on her knees, and carefully wrapping up her feet, settled herself comfortably.
Now she rested her elbow on the cushion of the glove counter, and a pretty, pleasant young creature, delicate and deft
of touch, drew a long-wristed "kid" over Mrs.
A woman sits and weaves with fingers deft
Her story of the flower-lit stream, Threading the jasper gauze in dream, Till like faint smoke it dies; and she, bereft, Recalls the parting words that died Under the casement some far eventide, And stays the disappointed loom, While from the little lonely room Into the lonely night she peers, And, like the rain, unheeded fall her tears.
With a quick deft
clutch on the collar at the back of his neck, Del Mar jerked him off his footing and thrust him in, or partly in, rather, because he had managed to get a hold on the edge of the crate with his two fore-paws.
fingers she unshipped this, took it with her, reeling out the wire as she went, thus keeping, in a way, in touch with the kite.
He liked to see her deft
movements, and she watched him too now and then with that maternal spirit of hers which was so amusing and yet so charming.
As Mainhall had said, she was the second act; the plot and feeling alike depended upon her lightness of foot, her lightness of touch, upon the shrewdness and deft
fancifulness that played alternately, and sometimes together, in her mirthful brown eyes.
The tragedy began quietly enough, and like many another talk, by the man's deft
assertion of his superiority.
Fentolin was sitting before the open window, an easel in front of him, a palette in his left hand, painting with deft
, swift touches.