Sentence Examples

  • The dexterous Greeks humoured him to the top of his bent.
  • Of all the princes who sought to advance their fortunes in this way the most dexterous and successful were those of Moscow.
  • By this dexterous stroke he gained a new and wealthy kingdom, and completely re-established his fortunes.
  • By very dexterous military and diplomatic operations Vitellius succeeded completely.
  • A subsidy was granted which the elector did not regard as adequate, and by a dexterous use of his power he established his right to take an excise on beer.