You are the same Percy Trevelyan who has had so distinguished a career
and own a great prize lately?
I should have thought it needed a good deal of character to throw up a career
after half an hour's meditation, because you saw in another way of living a more intense significance.
After his first visit Boris said to himself that Natasha attracted him just as much as ever, but that he must not yield to that feeling, because to marry her, a girl almost without fortune, would mean ruin to his career
, while to renew their former relations without intending to marry her would be dishonorable.
What it really most resembles, different as its superficies may look, is the career
of those early mediaeval religious artists, who, precisely because their souls swarmed with heavenly visions, passed their fifty or sixty years in tranquil, systematic industry, seemingly with no thoughts beyond it.
To all appearance he was just an ordinary, brilliant young officer of the Guards making a career
for himself; but intense and complex strivings went on within him.
Besides her brother-in-law (already mentioned in the earlier pages of my narrative), my mother had another relative--a cousin named Germaine--on whose assistance she mainly relied for starting me, when the time came, in a professional career
He had but one answer to everything they could say: 'My career
There, probably the same year and the next, he astonished the public with the two parts of 'Tamburlaine the Great,' a dramatization of the stupendous career
of the bloodthirsty Mongol fourteenth-century conqueror.
The great city, in fact, seems to have set herself to give encouragement to vice and to this alone; for a young man finds that the entrance to every honorable career
in which he might look for success is barred by hindrances even more numerous than the snares that are continually set for him, so that through his weaknesses he may be robbed of his money.
He devoted three pages towards impressing upon me the necessity of your adopting some sort of a career
At college his career
was of course highly creditable.
My uncle is not pleased with the idea of a military career
in a distant country, but Ernest never had your powers of application.
He had been brought at various times during his long diplomatic career
into contact with most of the interesting people in the world.
They can examine for themselves whether there has been anything in the public career
of that country during these past eight years, or whether there is anything in its present position, at home or abroad, which suggests that those influences and tendencies really do exist.
Sparsit's juvenile career
with every possible advantage, and showered waggon-loads of early roses all over that lady's path.