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He was skilful in out-door railway work, and an adept in managing trains and traffic.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
In the conduct of his foreign relations, the Bruce proved himself an adept in diplomacy.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
The cebus did not wait to be shown how to do things, but was an adept in devising ways to do them himself.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
I could not feel comfortable in the seats and lounges, as they were very low, requiring an oriental squat at which I am not adept.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
If Guy Oscard was no great adept at wordy warfare, he was at all events strong in his reception of punishment.
WITH EDGED TOOLSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
I rather wanted to try out my theory to see if I had become an adept in dodging into the bedroom.
MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
He was an excellent mathematician, and quite an adept in making accurate astronomical observations.
HISTORY OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDDUNCAN CAMPBELL
This Booker had much good fortune in detecting thefts, and was not less an adept in resolving love-questions.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
At this I was an adept, never meeting any one that could excel me.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF FRANK G. ALLEN, MINISTER OF THE GOSPELFRANK G. ALLEN
Even men who do tricks and true magic with words are not adept enough to set down any lasting portrait of an actor on the wing.
SEEING THINGS AT NIGHTHEYWOOD BROUN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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