She was working with great energy and interest, without accomplishing
anything, however, which satisfied her even in the smallest degree.
In this manner, though with frequent interruptions which were filled with certain threatening sounds from the recovered instrument, the pursuers were put in possession of such leading circumstances as were likely to prove useful in accomplishing
their great and engrossing object--the recovery of the sisters.
the main purpose, it has appeared allowable, by a few extra touches, to give a faint representation of a mode of life not heretofore described, together with some of the characters that move in it, among whom the author happened to make one.
And where Ahab's chances of accomplishing
his object have hitherto been spoken of, allusion has only been made to whatever way-side, antecedent, extra prospects were his, ere a particular set time or place were attained, when all possibilities would become probabilities, and, as Ahab fondly thought, every possibility the next thing to a certainty.
Stiff with wounds and bruises, Tom was a long time in accomplishing
this movement; but, when done, he felt a sensible relief from the cooling application to his wounds.
By and by the tempest spent itself and died without accomplishing
If my department were geography or mathematics, I believe I should feel that I was accomplishing
something, for in those branches application and industry work wonders; but in English literature and composition one yearns for brains, for appreciation, for imagination
this, I was compelled to re- sort to various stratagems.
Sophie came at seven to dress me: she was very long indeed in accomplishing
her task; so long that Mr.
Among the talkers, was Stryver, of the King's Bench Bar, far on his way to state promotion, and, therefore, loud on the theme: broaching to Monseigneur, his devices for blowing the people up and exterminating them from the face of the earth, and doing without them: and for accomplishing
many similar objects akin in their nature to the abolition of eagles by sprinkling salt on the tails of the race.
I had reason to believe that in accomplishing
these failures we incurred a far greater expense than if we had achieved a series of triumphs.
Henceforth I learne, that to obey is best, And love with feare the onely God, to walk As in his presence, ever to observe His providence, and on him sole depend, Merciful over all his works, with good Still overcoming evil, and by small Accomplishing
great things, by things deemd weak Subverting worldly strong, and worldly wise By simply meek; that suffering for Truths sake Is fortitude to highest victorie, And to the faithful Death the Gate of Life; Taught this by his example whom I now Acknowledge my Redeemer ever blest.