It was a master-stroke to secure possession of so important a site.
Decidedly he was no hunter, although his first shot had been a master-stroke!
And Dave hitched up his trousers and walked off with the air of a man who has a master-stroke of business in view.
Lionbruno came, and with a master-stroke carried off the star.
In this dilemma nothing but a master-stroke of genius could wring success from the materials of defeat.
Yes, you have not yet heard Marmaduke's master-stroke of policy!
Its next will be a master-stroke; announcing indisputable Mastership to a whole astonished world.
Long after Bar got made Attorney-General, this was told of him as a master-stroke.
To the slaves of the southern states, the British, as a master-stroke of policy, offered their freedom.
Surely this was the very triumph of crime, a master-stroke of villany.