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In short, the conservatives were unfortunate, because they were unskillful and imprudent.HISTORY OF THE JEWS, VOL. V (OF 6)HEINRICH GRAETZ
If the teacher is unskillful or lazy the remedy for poor recitations usually is, "Take the same lesson for to-morrow."THE RECITATIONGEORGE HERBERT BETTS
In unskillful hands the frail dugout would surely have been wrecked or upset.TRAVELS IN ALASKAJOHN MUIR
Thus the unskillful player had to root for it, while the boys, being called together, encircled him and jeered.REVISITING THE EARTHJAMES LANGDON HILL
Mollie and Betty, the two best skaters, rather hung back, letting the more unskillful Amy and Grace lead the way.THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN A WINTER CAMPLAURA LEE HOPE
Miss Hallowell entered, a small and demure hat upon her masses of thick fair hair arranged by anything but unskillful fingers.THE GRAIN OF DUSTDAVID GRAHAM PHILLIPS
The scholars made no reply, and an unskillful teacher would imagine that time spent in such remarks would be wholly wasted.THE TEACHERJACOB ABBOTT
With a poor bow, or with unskillful management, a great deal of it would be wasted.GENGHIS KHAN, MAKERS OF HISTORY SERIESJACOB ABBOTT
And was I now going to be like one of those ships which an unskillful turn of the helm runs ashore as it is leaving the harbor?THE WORKS OF GUY DE MAUPASSANT, VOLUME II (OF 8)GUY DE MAUPASSANT
Their pistols were automatics, a style of weapon with which even the unskillful can shoot fairly accurately.THE BOY CHUMS IN THE GULF OF MEXICOWILMER M. ELY

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