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Usage examples for skill

  1. If you doubt my professional skill or good faith why do you put your partner in my charge? – Blake's Burden by Harold Bindloss
  2. I skill more'n a dozen men that day! – Rainbow's End by Rex Beach
  3. Godfrey had received more than one proof of his skill. – The Boy Trapper by Harry Castlemon
  4. 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
  5. But I complied, and to the best of my skill rendered the air. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  6. With some skill, Colling- what? – A Butterfly on the Wheel by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  7. 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.
  8. " But not yet," said she to herself; " I do not wish to test my skill yet. – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  9. 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 – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  10. I congratulate you on your skill. – The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar by Maurice Leblanc
  11. 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
  12. " Brilliant skill," he added moodily, " doesn't always make a big painter." – Kenny by Leona Dalrymple
  13. 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 – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  14. 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
  15. " 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Skill is important, but health and youth even more so. – No Charge for Alterations by Horace Leonard Gold
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