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Every moment I feared that it would succeed in pushing aside some of the faggots, but happily for me they held together, and when it grew light my enemy retired, baffled and hungry, to his den.
Suzanne, meantime, like all those persons who succeed beyond their hopes, was silent and amazed.
Elizabeth Bennet," said Miss Bingley, when the door was closed on her, "is one of those young ladies who seek to recommend themselves to the other sex by undervaluing their own; and with many men, I dare say, it succeeds.
Tell me the name of that generous friend," said the king, "that I may cherish for him an eternal gratitude, whether he succeeds or not.
That is the best fashion there is, and the only fashion that England succeeds in setting.
My draught of passion hath been deep-- I revell'd, and I now would sleep And after drunkenness of soul Succeeds the glories of the bowl An idle longing night and day To dream my very life away.
They try to revive these places in the winter, but it never succeeds except with Brighton and the old ones.
The state is for Aristotle prior to the family and the village, although it succeeds them in time, for only when the state with its conscious organisation is reached can man understand the secret of his past struggles after something he knew not what.
It was the courier probably who introduced him; and if he succeeds in marrying the young lady, the courier will come in for a magnificent commission.
See him and you will know as easily why he succeeds, as, if you see Napoleon, you would comprehend his fortune.
Hence we accept it and we adopt it, like all the rest of the world, to characterize the architecture of the second half of the Middle Ages, where the ogive is the principle which succeeds the architecture of the first period, of which the semi-circle is the father.
The birth of twins changed into bitterness the joy to which that of an only son had given rise, seeing that in France (a fact you are assuredly ignorant of) it is the oldest of the king's sons who succeeds his father.