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  • Being gracious for your position seems more important than being well-trained or well-skilled.

    Apropos to the Most Recent Post « Whatever

  • I think there are certainly a lot of divorce attorneys who are well-skilled at making even the smallest, seemingly insignificant, details look pretty, pretty ugly.

    CNN Transcript Jun 30, 2008

  • And so again, when it comes to charging and retiring, the onward-dashing gallop, the well-skilled, timely retreat, expert knowledge of the ground and scenery will assert superiority over inexpertness like that of eyesight over blindness.

    The Cavalry General

  • Zeus, well-skilled in song, tell of the long-winged 220 Moon.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • Tribe and the Government: which were not settled yet (he said in a melancholy way), and he feared never would be: for what could a few poor Indians do, against such well-skilled men of business as the whites?

    American Notes for General Circulation

  • While we have our own problems with population aging, for the moment we are supporting the more developed countries in fighting this issue at their place, by providing cheap, young and relatively well-skilled labour.

    Welcome to The Club

  • The rapidity with which we attained this end had its origin in three reasons: — Firstly, we worked so hard for it; secondly, we had no incumbrances to delay success; thirdly, as soon as we had capital to invest, two well-skilled counsellors, one in Belgium, one in England, viz. Vandenhuten and

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • DONNA KLEIN, CORPORATE VOICES: If we want to maintain our economic superiority in terms of the private sector, we're dependent on a very well-skilled entry level workforce.

    CNN Transcript Nov 28, 2006

  • Some well-skilled, well-paid hand is needed even for that, and hence comes this public information on affairs which should surely be private.

    The Duke's Children

  • He had a ready faculty, indeed, of escaping from any topic that agitated his too sensitive and nervous temperament. — “But, now, I would ask of my well-skilled physician, whether, in good sooth, he deems me to have profited by his kindly care of this weak frame of mine?”

    The Scarlet Letter

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