Sentence Examples


  • His dexterity was amazing.
  • He showed, however, considerable dexterity in playing off the emperor against Alexander III.
  • By great dexterity he succeeded in turning public attention almost solely to the fact that Britain had not evacuated Malta.
  • " The Romanists have with great dexterity built themselves about with three walls, which have hitherto protected them against reform; and thereby is Christianity fearfally fallen.
  • When Thiers, however, fell from power in May 1873, and a Royalist was placed at the head of the government in the person of Marshal MacMahon, Gambetta gave proof of his statesmanship by unceasingly urging his friends to a moderate course, and by his tact and parliamentary dexterity, no less than by his eloquence, he was mainly instrumental in the voting of the constitution in February 1875.