We have the skill and the strategy.
Darkyn's lie detector skill gave Deidre a tingling at the base of her skull that she took to be a red flag.
He had no sense of his own mortality and fighting skill that rivaled Xander's.
If he ever thought of Helene, it was just of her beauty and her remarkable skill in appearing silently dignified in society.
It's a good skill to have.
He is as right as other historians who look for the explanation of historic events in the will of one man; he is as right as the Russian historians who maintain that Napoleon was drawn to Moscow by the skill of the Russian commanders.
The blond moved with the same purpose and skill, leaving her confused.
"It's a good skill to have, until he pisses off someone," Jule mused.
It's a good skill to have right about now.
Marsyas found it, and having acquired great skill in playing it, challenged Apollo to a contest with his lyre.
Amplified by magic, Yully's fighting skill was inhuman.
It's a good skill to have.
The only thing she does which requires skill with the hands is her work on the typewriter.
With consummate skill he has set his trap with a hair spring to catch comfort and independence, and then, as he turned away, got his own leg into it.
Sofi's skill relied mostly on reading the future of a specific soul by touching them, and he'd not let her within miles of a vamp since taking over her guardianship.
You'll have to develop some skill in reading people if you want to make this a business.
He is picked for his skill in playing to the jack.
The celerity and skill with which Cranmer did the work intrusted to him must have fully satisfied his master.
The task was one eminently well suited to his powers, and the execution of it was marked by great skill in definition and arrangement.
Those who were unwilling to accept evolution, without better grounds than such as are offered by Lamarck, and who therefore preferred to suspend their judgment on the question, found in the principle of selective breeding, pursued in all its applications with marvellous knowledge and skill by Darwin, a valid explanation of the occurrence of varieties and races; and they saw clearly that, if the explanation would apply to species, it would not only solve the problem of their evolution, but that it would account for the facts of teleology, as well as for those of morphology; and for the persistence of some forms of life unchanged through long epochs of time, while others undergo comparatively rapid metamorphosis.
Every day in imagination I made a trip round the world, and I saw many wonders from the uttermost parts of the earth--marvels of invention, treasuries of industry and skill and all the activities of human life actually passed under my finger tips.
He hadn't thought she would be so eager, given her skill at avoiding all her regular nishani duties.
For it is impossible to accept the theory of one writer that they sailed or rowed round the continent - a journey requiring enormous maritime skill, which, according to the theory, they must have promptly lost.
They neither plant nor have they any manufactures except their rude bamboo and rattan vessels, the fish and game traps which they set with much skill, and the bows, blow-pipes and bamboo spears with which they and the produce of their hunting and fishing.
He drove with skill and confidence - which was no surprise.
Your skill makes it easier for you.
The market-gardeners of Paris and its vicinity have a high reputation for skill in the forcing of early vegetables under glass.
Risings broke out at Urbino and in Romagna, and the papal troops were defeated; Cesare could find no allies, and it seemed as though all Italy was about to turn against the hated family, when the French king promised help, and this was enough to frighten the confederates into coming to terms. Most of them had shown very little political or military skill, and several were ready to betray each other.
They are a wild race but mild-mannered, very superstitious, and pride themselves on their skill as doctors.
In the monastic period pharmacy was to a great extent under the control of the religious orders, particularly the Benedictines, who, from coming into contact with the Arabian physicians, devoted themselves to pharmacy, pharmacology and therapeutics; but, as monks were forbidden to shed blood, surgery fell largely into the hands of barbers, so that the class of barber-surgeons came into existence, and the sign of their skill in blood-letting still appears in provincial districts in England in the form of the barber's pole, representing the application of bandages.
It is gratifying my dear, that you are sufficiently astute to recognize my skill and superiority.
Survival was a skill, one that creatures like the two of them had been never needed when they were rulers over their domains.
We have a member of the healing guild on staff, but her skill wasn't old enough for you.
It's a good skill to have.
"You have a skill you're probably not aware of, but which I need," he said with pensive slowness.
Your skill appears to be that your mind can't be manipulated, and you are … undetectable to our heightened senses.
Definitely a skill I look forward to honing in Brandon.
For the first time since meeting Jonny, she prayed everyone was right about the strange skill she had to remain invisible to them.
It was his skill as an artillery officer which won for the Polish general Skrynecki the battle of Igany (March 8, 1831), and he distin guished himself at the indecisive battle of Ostrolenka (May 26).
He understood their problem and it helped galvanize him to volunteer to help them.
In a word, he is from first to last an undomesticated and savage animal rendered serviceable by stupidity alone, without much skill on his master's part, or any co-operation on his own, save that of an extreme passiveness.
The contest being carried on by warfare, it followed that these captains in the burghs were chosen on account of military skill; and, since the nobles were men of arms by profession, members of ancient houses took the lead again in towns where they had been absorbed into the bourgeoisie.
In this account of the picnic we get an illuminating glimpse of Miss Sullivan's skill in teaching her pupil during play hours.
Come now, where has this great commander of yours shown his skill? he concluded.
The French generals lost touch with the Russian army of sixty thousand men, and according to Thiers it was only eventually found, like a lost pin, by the skill--and apparently the genius--of Murat.
The same skill you have that we would help you learn to use is also of interest to those we are trying to protect humans from.
Dalton himself made many analyses with the purpose of establishing his views, but his skill as an analyst was not very great.
They are remarkable for skill in the massing of light and shade, richness and delicacy of colouring, and for the admirable style in which the drapery of the figures is handled, Bartolommeo having been the first to introduce and use the lay-figure with joints.
His principal characteristic was perfect confidence in any result obtained by the treatment of symbols in accordance with their primary laws and conditions, and an almost unrivalled skill and power in tracing out these results.
When the pursuit of game becomes the chief occupation of a people there is of necessity a higher development of courage, skill, powers of observation and invention; and these qualities are still further enhanced in predatory tribes who take by force the food, clothing and other property prepared or collected by a feebler people.
Skill in the use of words and her habit of playing with them make her ready with mots and epigrams.
Her service as a teacher of English is not to be measured by her own skill in composition.
Bilibin's services were valued not only for what he wrote, but also for his skill in dealing and conversing with those in the highest spheres.
Something always drew him toward those richer and more powerful than himself and he had rare skill in seizing the most opportune moment for making use of people.
As for the traitors, I'm offering up my skill set, if you need it.
Iliana was a relatively young Immortal who had been at his side for only a few decades, having caught his attention with her fighting skill and fierce loyalty.
His courage, his bodily strength and size, his skill in the use of weapons, in riding, and in the chase, his speed of foot, his capacity for eating and drinking, his penetrating intellect and his mastery of 22 languages are celebrated to a degree which is almost incredible.
Farnese at once set to work with subtle skill to win over to the royalist cause the Catholic nobles of the south.
So each one boasted of his skill in doing some sort of labor.
"That will be a very useful skill," Sofi whispered and withdrew.
Amid jokes about his skill with a knife, they shared bites and endured more pictures.