adroitly


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with adroitness

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Sam, upon this, began to bestir himself in real earnest, and after a while appeared, bearing down gloriously towards the house, with Bill and Jerry in a full canter, and adroitly throwing himself off before they had any idea of stopping, he brought them up alongside of the horse-post like a tornado.
On pretence of adjusting the saddle, he adroitly slipped under it the sharp little nut, in such a manner that the least weight brought upon the saddle would annoy the nervous sensibilities of the animal, without leaving any perceptible graze or wound.
A gallant knight shows to advantage bringing his lance to bear adroitly upon a fierce bull under the eyes of his sovereign, in the midst of a spacious plaza; a knight shows to advantage arrayed in glittering armour, pacing the lists before the ladies in some joyous tournament, and all those knights show to advantage that entertain, divert, and, if we may say so, honour the courts of their princes by warlike exercises, or what resemble them; but to greater advantage than all these does a knight-errant show when he traverses deserts, solitudes, cross-roads, forests, and mountains, in quest of perilous adventures, bent on bringing them to a happy and successful issue, all to win a glorious and lasting renown.
And adroitly he sprang up again, and came straight at the other with an awkward but unexpected stroke.
It appears incredible to me that any kind of trick, however subtly conceived and however adroitly done, could have been played upon us under these conditions.
Then he descended with cautious and slow step, for he dreaded lest an accident similar to that he had so adroitly feigned should happen in reality.
Hence, the doctor preferred not to force the dilation, and so adroitly followed the sinuosities of a pretty sharply-inclined plane, and swept very close to the villages of Thembo and Tura-Wels.
While her back was turned, the bushy-headed and ragged little boy who was playing in the ashes, adroitly approached the drawer, abstracted the crown, and put in its place a dry leaf which he had plucked from a fagot.
From Serge Aurier's low cross Llorente spun adroitly to fire home.
He adroitly provides practical instruction on color-mixing, paint-blending, the wet-on-wet tactic, and far more.
Retired Savage CEO Ron Coburn wrote the foreword, and he adroitly sets the stage for Royal.
Director Jessica Edwards adroitly entwines archival material, newly filmed interviews and live performances to create a cinematic portrait capable of converting the uninitiated into acolytes, and elevating casual interest to flood-tide levels of respect and affection.
But there's plenty of life in Steven Spielberg's adroitly staged Atomic Age resurrection.
While adroitly delving into the timeless themes of friendship and conflict, Aladjai also vividly explores a little-known culture.
Unsurprisingly it suggests scope for further improvements between the GBSLEP and our local authorities, with the impact of the LEP being more adroitly measured.