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  • By very dexterous military and diplomatic operations Vitellius succeeded completely.
  • By this dexterous stroke he gained a new and wealthy kingdom, and completely re-established his fortunes.
  • Of all the princes who sought to advance their fortunes in this way the most dexterous and successful were those of Moscow.
  • By dexterous management and large promises he overcame the scruples of the Greek troops against the length and danger of the war; a Spartan fleet of thirty-five triremes sent to Cilicia opened the passes of the Amanus into Syria and conveyed to him a Spartan detachment of 700 men under Cheirisophus.
  • Bonaparte meanwhile, by dexterous behaviour to Paul I.

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