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Henrietta's pain had not, he thought, served any good purpose; but he did not want to say so, lest he should acquire a reputation for impiety and lose his practice.
Throughout one entire year Noureddin did nothing but amuse himself, and dissipate the wealth his father had taken such pains to acquire.
As to the other sciences, inasmuch as these borrow their principles from philosophy, I judged that no solid superstructures could be reared on foundations so infirm; and neither the honor nor the gain held out by them was sufficient to determine me to their cultivation: for I was not, thank Heaven, in a condition which compelled me to make merchandise of science for the bettering of my fortune; and though I might not profess to scorn glory as a cynic, I yet made very slight account of that honor which I hoped to acquire only through fictitious titles.
They would, at the same time, be necessitated to strengthen the executive arm of government, in doing which their constitutions would acquire a progressive direction toward monarchy.
These are the principal objects of federal legislation, and suggest most forcibly the extensive information which the representatives ought to acquire.
According to this, bourgeois society ought long ago to have gone to the dogs through sheer idleness; for those of its members who work, acquire nothing, and those who acquire anything, do not work.
After this explanation it is easy to understand the importance which Suzanne's lie, confided to Madame Granson, was about to acquire.
Just as, with you, the deaf and dumb, if once allowed to gesticulate and to use the hand-alphabet, will never acquire the more difficult but far more valuable art of lipspeech and lip-reading, so it is with us as regards "Seeing" and "Feeling".
He has assurance of some kind that he will acquire some higher life.
A new governor arrived; it would have been too tedious to acquire the names of the prisoners; he learned their numbers instead.
Suppose the 'Fater' has put by a certain number of gulden which he hands over to his eldest son, in order that the said son may acquire a trade or a small plot of land.
These also acquire merit,' said the lama after three miles.
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- acquiesces to
- acquiescing to
- Acquietandis plegiis
- acquire (radar)
- acquire a taste for something
- Acquire Before Launch
- acquire beforehand
- acquire by purchase
- acquire by service
- acquire currency
- acquire from ancestors
- acquire information
- acquire information about
- acquire intelligence about
- acquire knowledge
- Acquire the Fire
- acquire the habit
- Acquire, Simplify, Implement, Document
- Acquired Advantage
- Acquired Advantages
- acquired agammaglobulinaemia
- acquired agammaglobulinemia
- Acquired Ageing
- Acquired Aging
- Acquired Amegakaryocytic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
- Acquired Amusement Deficiency Syndrome
- acquired anaphylaxis