No Gothic scourge of God, no Vandal pest of nations, no fabled fugitive from the flames of Troy, no bastard Norman tyrant, appears among the list of worthies who first landed on the rock, which your veneration has preserved as a lasting monument of their achievement
They drank together, they sang, they laughed, they whooped; they tried to out-brag and out-lie each other in stories of their adventures and achievements
He had the good memory which is more useful for scholastic achievements
than mental power, and he knew Mr.
Fragment #3 -- Scholiast on Aristophanes, Knights 1056 and Aristophanes ib: The story runs as follows: Aias and Odysseus were quarrelling as to their achievements
, says the poet of the "Little Iliad", and Nestor advised the Hellenes to send some of their number to go to the foot of the walls and overhear what was said about the valour of the heroes named above.
Tim's head being powdered like a twelfth cake, and his spectacles copied with great nicety, strangers detected a close resemblance to him at the first glance, and this leading them to suspect that the other must be his wife, and emboldening them to say so without scruple, Mrs Linkinwater grew very proud of these achievements
in time, and considered them among the most successful likenesses she had ever painted.
Victor was proud of his achievement
, and went about recommending it and urging every one to partake of it to excess.
Luckily he had no responsibilities; his father and his twin brother had died when he was yet a boy, and his mother, whose only noteworthy achievement
had been the naming of her twin sons Marquis de Lafayette and Lorenzo de Medici Randall, had supported herself and educated her child by making coats up to the very day of her death.
It was a grand achievement
, and I prized it highly.
Love for ever completes the world, for it is no future of higher achievement
, no expectation of greater joy.
It was the crowning achievement
of his amiable character that the answers we got were given in a quite mild and friendly tone.
I think that no man of our generation has a more noteworthy achievement
to his credit than this; and it is an achievement
of moral earnestness of the strong character of a man who has done a great national service.
666, L'Empereur Napoleon, and L'russe Besuhof- all this had to mature and culminate, to lift him out of that spellbound, petty sphere of Moscow habits in which he felt himself held captive and lead him to a great achievement
and great happiness.
We are on a perilous margin when we begin to look passively at our future selves, and see our own figures led with dull consent into insipid misdoing and shabby achievement
To have pleased you, to have interested you, to have won your friendship, and perhaps your love, through my stories, is to my mind as great an achievement
as to become President of the United States.
was no less achievement
, while the process of it seemed more rational and received the sanction of his reason.