While hunting they had perceived a party of savages, evidently manoeuvring to cut them off from the camp; and nothing had saved them from being entrapped but the speed of their horses.
After much manoeuvring, the wild horseman was at length brought to a parley; but even then he conducted himself with the caution of a knowing prowler of the prairies.
Sometimes it looks like a body of cavalry manoeuvring
There are HIS anchors, HIS headgear, his foremast, his station for manoeuvring when the captain is in charge.
To begin with, he was more than five years older than myself at a time of life when five years really do count, I being twenty-nine and he thirty-four; then, on our first leaving port (I don't see why I should make a secret of the fact that it was Bangkok), a bit of manoeuvring of mine amongst the islands of the Gulf of Siam had given him an unforgettable scare.
Schemes of action, attempts at collective manoeuvring
necessarily went to pieces directly the fight began, just as they did in almost all the early ironclad battles of the previous century.
"We are doing a lot of manoeuvring
within range of you, and likely to do a bit more," the young man explained.
Poor Milicent, I fear, has already fallen a sacrifice to the manoeuvrings
of this mistaken mother, who congratulates herself on having so satisfactorily discharged her maternal duty, and hopes to do as well for Esther.