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The men are trained in the higher branches of the art of war; in strategy and the maneuvering of large bodies of troops.
Only by dint of masterful maneuvering and the expenditure of much power had the Swedes been able to repulse the infuriated apes, and even for hours afterward their camp was constantly besieged by hundreds of snarling, screaming devils.
The difficulty of tactical maneuvering consists in turning the devious into the direct, and misfortune into gain.
Every day there was the horrible maneuvering to go through so that my room and then the bathroom should be done in the usual way.
He paid a thousand livres down, and deposited the three thousand with a Burgomaster, after which he brought on board without their being seen, the ten men who formed his land army; and with the rising tide, at three o'clock in the morning, he got into the open sea, maneuvering ostensibly with the four others, and depending upon the science of his galley slave as upon that of the first pilot of the port.
By dint of the most skillful maneuvering, she contrived to purchase herself a silk dress--the first since her marriage.
One word more: do you think I am maneuvering for him as I ought?
It was a duel of strategy now--the great, hairy man maneuvering to get inside my guard where he could bring those giant thews to play, while my wits were directed to the task of keeping him at arm's length.
In maneuvering for position they were continually fouling one another, and on two occasions shots from our batteries came near to striking our own ships.
After half an hour of skillful maneuvering, the Englishman rose rapidly to a considerable altitude, and then, suddenly, without warning, he looped and flew with the plane inverted for a few seconds.
The tiresome maneuvering had carried them about in circles back and forth across the harbor, but by it Number Thirteen had himself learned something of the proper method of propelling and steering his craft.
By that time she was no more to us than a bulky shadow maneuvering a little way off.