These are laws of sincerity which not even a past-master in the laws of the stage can afford to neglect.
I can speak on the matter like a professor, for I was past-master in the science.
It was Louis Laplante, that past-master in the art of diplomatic deception.
He was keen of wit and a past-master in the delicate art of flattery.
"You're certainly a past-master at making a mess of things," William continued.
Bourget is, indeed, the past-master of "psychological" fiction.
There is no topic of debate imaginable on which some member cannot speak as a past-master.
He surveyed what was before him with the eye of a past-master; and he was not for a moment at a loss.
From the way in which he stood it was very clear that he was a past-master at the game.
In choosing him as an object of clamorous attack, Mr. Whistler has shown himself a past-master of the art of advertising oneself.