for she was indeed very deeply skilled in these matters, and very violent in them), and therefore, burst forth in a rage, declared her brother to be both a clown and a blockhead, and that she would stay no longer in his house.
He was likewise well skilled in the exact value of reversions, expectations, &c.
What the skilled
and seasoned drinker achieves is a discreet and canny semi-intoxication.
You need the skilled
teachers, the specialists in the art of imparting knowledge.
Harkee, old trapper," said Paul, writhing in his bonds to catch a glimpse of the other's melancholy face; "you ar' skilled
in Indian tongues, and know somewhat of Indian deviltries.
The rooms were dried by steam; the cellars were stocked; the manager collected round him his army of skilled
servants; and the new hotel was advertised all over Europe to open in October.
We had a skilled
trainer, and under his instructions we were getting our legs in the right condition for the contemplated pedestrian tours; we were well satisfied with the progress which we had made in the German language,
No, I am not skilled
in letter-writing, Barbara, and, without being told so, or any one laughing at me for it, I know that, whenever I try to describe anything with more than ordinary distinctness, I fall into the mistake of talking sheer rubbish.
It is not an individual, temperamental achievement, but simply the skilled
use of a captured force, merely another step forward upon the way of universal conquest.
Indeed, a skilled
eye could read so much in their physiognomy.
They had a great literature, they were more learned and quite as skilled
in the arts of peace as the Romans.
No tools will make a man a skilled
workman, or master of defence, nor be of any use to him who has not learned how to handle them, and has never bestowed any attention upon them.