The general reined strongly at his charger's opened and foamy mouth and guided it with dexterous
horsemanship past the man.
When they reached the side of this felucca, Mordaunt, dexterous
in his eagerness for vengeance, seized a rope and climbed up the side of the vessel with a coolness and agility very rare among landsmen.
They came prancing along in gallant style, with many wild and dexterous
evolutions, for none can surpass them in horsemanship; and their bright colors, and flaunting and fantastic embellishments, glaring and sparkling in the morning sunshine, gave them really a striking appearance.
A powerful and dexterous
sweep of Mohegan's paddle sent the canoe directly over the spot where the steward had fallen, and a loud shout from the Leather-Stocking announced that he saw the body.
They were first-rate hunters, and dexterous
in the management of the canoe.
But I was conscious of a growing difference in her manner towards me; sometimes strong enough to be called haughty coldness, cutting and chilling me as the hail had done that came across the sunshine on our marriage morning; sometimes only perceptible in the dexterous
avoidance of a tete-a-tete walk or dinner to which I had been looking forward.
This is a dexterous
little cosmopolitan guttersnipe who can do scores of things, not only shoot, but draw and paint, and probably play the fiddle.
He was dexterous
to make him comfortable, and he exercised a cunning of which I should never have thought him capable to induce him to take the medicines prescribed by the doctor.
So shrewd was the stroke that the stranger came within a hair's-breadth of falling off the bridge, but he regained himself right quickly and, by a dexterous
blow, gave Robin a crack on the crown that caused the blood to flow.
Six foot three in height, active as a squirrel, dexterous
with his fingers, finally, remarkably quick-witted, for this whole ingenious story is of his concoction.
Never in all his long years of fighting had he faced such an agile and dexterous
enemy, and as they backed this way and that about the room great beads of sweat stood upon the brow of Paul of Merely, for he realized that he was fighting for his life against a superior swordsman.
That day he accompanied a party of warriors to the nearby plains on a great hunt, and so dexterous
did they find this white man with their own crude weapons that another bond of respect and admiration was thereby wrought.