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Now, in conducting a paper, 'The Examiner,' and in writing masterly political pamphlets, he found occupation for his tremendous energy and gave very vital help to the ministers.
While we were on the highroad, Blantyre had given me my head; but now, with a light hand and a practiced eye, he guided me over the ground in such a masterly manner that my pace was scarcely slackened, and we were decidedly gaining on them.
And still the noble Sonata went pealing through the room: but it was Arthur's masterly touch that roused the echoes, and thrilled my very soul with the tender music of the immortal 'Sonata Pathetique': and it was not till the last note had died away that the tired but happy traveler could bring himself to utter the words "good-night!" and to seek his much-needed pillow.
It was one of the great livery-stableman's most masterly intuitions to have discovered that Americans want to get away from amusement even more quickly than they want to get to it.
That you succeeded in shifting the guilt upon the Prince of Helium was fortunate, and a masterly move of strategy; but were the girl to know the truth and ever return to her father's court, all Dusar would have to pay the penalty, and to have her here a prisoner amongst us would be an admission of guilt from the consequences of which naught could save us.
Hegan's intrigues were masterly, and Daylight's campaign steadily developed.
Nevertheless, by his masterly operation and improvement of her kitchen-laundry he fell an immense distance in her regard.
General Raziq said that the hashish was masterly placed inside the bags so that no one can recognize it and they can easily smuggle it and adding that the narcotics suppose to be loaded in Nangarhar province and they were trying to smuggle it southern province.
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Young's finest work shows a masterly use of oil paint, composition and perspective."
LET'S say a fond farewell to formerGulfWeekly music columnist and top DJ Stevie George, the charismatic characterwhich Radio Bahrain let slip through its fingers, who has relocated to SaudiArabia.A lively audience packed Corners on AmwajIslands to listen to his witty repertoire and masterly musical choice for thefinal time on New Year's Eve.Anobvious morning show presenter if ever there was one and the 'voice' who helpedpromote last year's Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix has now settled down in Jeddah...
At heart a study of the corrupting effect of power, it's a masterly reworking of a fascinating story, with a dashing and engaging hero, brilliantly executed period detail, and a dramatic courtroom drama thrown in.