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Usage examples for skill

  1. " Now, that's what I call a reflection on the skill of Dr. Farley," protested that midshipman in mock indignation. – Dave Darrin's Fourth Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  2. I congratulate you on your skill. – The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar by Maurice Leblanc
  3. Godfrey had received more than one proof of his skill. – The Boy Trapper by Harry Castlemon
  4. The story will be laughed at, your skill will be applauded, and you will be admired, for each one will say that in your place he would have done likewise!" – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  5. If you doubt my professional skill or good faith why do you put your partner in my charge? – Blake's Burden by Harold Bindloss
  6. But I complied, and to the best of my skill rendered the air. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  7. I knew that she would carry it on with such delicate skill that I should not see any evidence of it. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  8. I have some skill in the art, and I feel assured that I have caught the expression of his face. – Literary Lapses by Stephen Leacock
  9. I skill more'n a dozen men that day! – Rainbow's End by Rex Beach
  10. Here is one who through all his skill speaks to us in a language which we understand, but which we rarely hear. – Essays On Work And Culture by Hamilton Wright Mabie
  11. Yes, there were tears in poor old Tom's eyes; he was so upset he could hardly give me the bottle, telling me to rely on his professional skill. – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  12. The less intelligent among his critics looked upon him as a fountain of wisdom and cunning and skill. – Out of a Labyrinth by Lawrence L. Lynch
  13. " Brilliant skill," he added moodily, " doesn't always make a big painter." – Kenny by Leona Dalrymple
  14. We admire skill, industry, and pluck. – The True Citizen, How To Become One by W. F. Markwick, D. D. and W. A. Smith, A. B.
  15. And well he might be, as, but for his skill, poor Harry would no doubt have fallen a prey to the fierce wolves. – New National Fourth Reader by Charles J. Barnes and J. Marshall Hawkes
  16. The whole scheme had been drawn up with no little skill by the tall Cointet the evening before. – Eve and David by Honore de Balzac
  17. With some skill, Colling- what? – A Butterfly on the Wheel by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  18. " But not yet," said she to herself; " I do not wish to test my skill yet. – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  19. Skill is important, but health and youth even more so. – No Charge for Alterations by Horace Leonard Gold
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