With such a man as you to head their party, Pericles could not always retain the ascendancy, by a more adroit use of their own weapons.
"Philothea" by Lydia Maria Child
She parried my attempts to discover very adroitly and pleasantly.
"Carmilla" by J. Sheridan LeFanu
Mac was in the act of changing his place to be nearer the Colonel, when Potts adroitly forestalled him.
"The Magnetic North" by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
But he managed it with the same apelike adroitness.
"Gunman's Reckoning" by Max Brand
Getting possession of the document, he adroitly changed the heading, and behold!
"Punchinello, Vol. 2., No. 32, November 5, 1870" by Various
The mention of "blood" in a murder case was a more adroit dodge than Robinson himself guessed, perhaps.
"The Postmaster's Daughter" by Louis Tracy
Threading them through and through was a spy system unbelievably thorough and amazingly adroit.
"America's War for Humanity" by Thomas Herbert Russell
By prudent and adroit management, Stuyvesant swept away many annoyances in the shape of territorial claims.
"The Real America in Romance, Volume 6;" by John R. Musick
After a time, however, I grew unaccountably weary of the vehemence of Henry Moore and of the adroit helper who hawked his books.
"Great Possessions" by David Grayson
He was too adroit a politician for that.
"The Theory of Social Revolutions" by Brooks Adams
An Adroit Director Of an Unwieldy Team.
Here and elsewhere, Aït -Touati's arguments are adroit and ingenious.
An adroitly acted, crudely shot character study-cum-misogyny mudbath, Roger Dodger proudly flaunts its membership in a bizarre subgenre of recent American indie: the post-LaBute- brute harangue.
Their campaign has adroitly combined two approaches.
One of the best essay films ever made on a cinematic subject, Thom Andersen's remarkable and sadly neglected hour-long documentary (1974) adroitly combines biography, history, film theory, and philosophical reflection.
But, if Rove and his allies did not invent it, they certainly were adroit at exploiting it.
Two adroit diplomats successfully prevented an open breach between London and Washington during the Civil War.
I loved Shrek to pieces and couldn't begin to imagine a sequel that would top its gentle, goofy charm or its adroit way of winding several demographics around its little finger at once.
London Times associate editor Macintyre ( The Man Who Would Be King ) adroitly dissects the enigmatic World War II British double agent Eddie Chapman in this intriguing and balanced biography.
Despite their musclehead reputation, the doormen at local bars and clubs are pretty adroit at spotting fake IDs.
Portraying the animals , notably Joey and Topthorn, his best friend under fire, are adroitly manipulated puppets.
Plus, Adroit Dental is conveniently open early mornings, late evenings, and on two Saturdays and two Sundays each month.
Though its tasks are limited, Low Battery Saver performs them adroitly enough.
"He is the most adroit, suave and noiseless man that American finance has known," Ryan's mentor and business associate, William C Whitney, wrote around 1890.
Garry Wills, so adroit at parsing Lincoln's "Emancipation Proclamation," so subtle in his analysis of Verdi's Shakespeare operas, loses all nuance when he tackles intra-Catholic issues.