His coming to visit his father had been often talked of but never achieved
, she jumped from my knee and said, "Now, Mademoiselle, I will repeat you some poetry.
This design was no easy one to accomplish; and it has been a great encouragement to me (during the publication of my story in its periodical form) to know, on the authority of many readers, that the object which I had proposed to myself, I might, in some degree, consider as an object achieved
But it always looks up, from a distance, at the prison on the crag; and in the evening, when the work of the day is achieved
and it assembles to gossip at the fountain, all faces are turned towards the prison.
Bob Cratchit said, and calmly too, that he regarded it as the greatest success achieved
by Mrs Cratchit since their marriage.
The latter point I achieved
at great personal inconvenience; but I stuck to it, because I felt it was a grown-up sort of thing.
They saw new troops arrive every day at the enemy's camp, and their small number grew less continually; their friends at Mazna could not join them; they knew not how to procure provisions, and could put no confidence in the Abyssins; yet recollecting the great things achieved
by their countrymen, and depending on the Divine protection, they made no doubt of surmounting all difficulties.
Well then, senor," returned Sancho, "I say that for some days past I have been considering how little is got or gained by going in search of these adventures that your worship seeks in these wilds and cross-roads, where, even if the most perilous are victoriously achieved
, there is no one to see or know of them, and so they must be left untold for ever, to the loss of your worship's object and the credit they deserve; therefore it seems to me it would be better
The art of healing also has achieved
some of its most glorious triumphs in the compressions, extensions, trepannings, colligations, and other surgical or diaetetic operations by which Irregularity has been partly or wholly cured.
Complete surrender to a particular mood until the mood itself surrenders to the artist, and afterwards silent ceaseless toil until a form worthy of its expression has been achieved
-- this is the method of Li Po and his fellows.
His next care on leaving the barber's who had achieved
his first metamorphosis was to enter a shop and buy a complete sailor's suit -- a garb, as we all know, very simple, and consisting of white trousers, a striped shirt, and a cap.
Such was the first distinguished exploit of Miss Frederica Vernon; and, if we consider that it was achieved
at the tender age of sixteen, we shall have room for the most flattering prognostics of her future renown.
The school magazine recorded the distinctions he achieved
year after year, and when he got his double first Dr.
Among the many young men who frequented her house every day, Boris Drubetskoy, who had already achieved
great success in the service, was the most intimate friend of the Bezukhov household since Helene's return from Erfurt.
I should be ashamed to say what literary triumphs I achieved
in those preposterous deliriums.