Usage examples for mastery

  1. It takes full mastery of the Prime Field, but you've got that. – The Galaxy Primes by Edward Elmer Smith
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. It was this fear that gave her self- mastery. – Franklin Kane by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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)
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Nevertheless, I was slowly gaining the mastery. – The Betrayal by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  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. 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
  14. Truly the Mastery comes very near to such as he. – A Master's Degree by Margaret Hill McCarter
  15. 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