Usage examples for mastery

  1. Nor was there a lack of justification; for when they came down to his shouts in the passage, they hushed, and held a finger aloft, and looked altogether so unlike what they aimed at being, that Wilfrid's sense of mastery became almost contempt. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. Wilhelm had walked silently behind the other two, for his heart was deeply stirred, joy and sorrow were striving for the mastery. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. You, that were formed for mastery in war. – The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18) The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian by John Dryden
  4. With a face in which shyness, nervousness, pride, and defiance strove for the mastery, Rona approached Lord Glyncraig. – For the Sake of the School by Angela Brazil
  5. It is anything at all- anything that you can make your own by your mastery of its every angle. – Writing for Vaudeville by Brett Page
  6. Mrs. Lee sat still and let things take their course; a dangerous expedient, as thousands of women have learned, for it leaves them at the mercy of the strong will, bent upon mastery. – Democracy An American Novel by Henry Adams
  7. It takes full mastery of the Prime Field, but you've got that. – The Galaxy Primes by Edward Elmer Smith
  8. The love which consumed her for him raged in her as hatred; and hatred is born into perfect mastery of its weapons. – Bride of the Mistletoe by James Lane Allen
  9. Vincent Burgess, if you want to win a Master's Degree, win to the Mastery of Manhood first. – A Master's Degree by Margaret Hill McCarter
  10. Still, on the eastern borders of what was called civilization, Turk and Christian were contending for the mastery. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  11. Women's love is fierce enough, if it once gets the mastery of them, always; but this poor girl does not know what to do with a passion. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  12. Young man, are you letting some secret sin get the mastery over you, binding you hand and foot? – Sowing and Reaping by Dwight Moody
  13. It was this fear that gave her self- mastery. – Franklin Kane by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  14. Strange that the characteristics of a writer so born and brought up should have been so essentially English; not merely from his mastery over our language, but from his keen and profound sympathy with all that concerned the literary and political history of our country at its most important epoch. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  15. Nevertheless, I was slowly gaining the mastery. – The Betrayal by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  16. Truly the Mastery comes very near to such as he. – A Master's Degree by Margaret Hill McCarter