It was wrong to hope in what was of the nature of strategy
, she said to herself: yet that sort of hope she could not extinguish.
It is work that requires stealth and strategy
, not force.
She must be contemplating some cunning strategy
, I thought, and so I fought on secure in the belief that my divine princess stood close behind me.
I had raised the rope-ladder after us into my own old room, and while Raffles wedged his door I lowered the ladder from one of the best bedroom windows, in order to prepare that way of escape which was a fundamental feature of his own strategy
so skillfully got up by the General of the Jesuits, he must be a mad enthusiast, unworthy of ever dipping his hands in political grand strategy
The man, seeing the success of his strategy
, could not restrain a faint smile of satisfaction.
On the other hand, this, as destroying the element of surprise, would have made his strategy
of no avail, so that the whole question is beset with difficulties.
It was a duel of strategy
now--the great, hairy man maneuvering to get inside my guard where he could bring those giant thews to play, while my wits were directed to the task of keeping him at arm's length.
Therefore there enters into the former game not only the strategy
of jetan but the personal prowess and bravery of each individual piece, so that a knowledge not only of one's own men but of each player upon the opposing side is of vast value to a chief.
But Captain Davenport refused to be comforted, and by the light of a lantern read up the chapter in his Epitome that related to the strategy
of shipmasters in cyclonic storms.
All but the last three chapters of his latest, Labour Tactics and Strategy
, was finished, and he had sufficient material on hand adequately to supply those chapters.
Bradley now realized the strategy
that the pair had used to capture him and at once concluded that he was in the power of reasoning beings closely related to the human race if not actually of it.