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He had always thought of himself as a successful man, al- though nothing he had ever done had turned out successfully.
But though Ned tried to pump Tom, he was not successful.
It was handed to him while he was in full tide of gay and successful conversation, in a whole room-full of company.
I am not responsible for the successful working of the machinery of society.
Within a few years we have witnessed the phenomenon of a southeastward migration, in the settlement of Australia; but this affects us as a retrograde movement, and, judging from the moral and physical character of the first generation of Australians, has not yet proved a successful experiment.
A successful whirl in the knight-errantry line -- now what is it when you blow away the non- sense and come down to the cold facts?
But for an unfortunate remark of his, he would no doubt have entered at once upon a successful career at Dawson's Landing.
Only the older pupils managed to keep their tickets and stick to their tedious work long enough to get a Bible, and so the delivery of one of these prizes was a rare and noteworthy circumstance; the successful pupil was so great and conspicuous for that day that on the spot every scholar's heart was fired with a fresh ambition that often lasted a couple of weeks.
After every successful trade he generally passed a longer or shorter term in jail; for when a poor man without goods or chattels has the inveterate habit of swapping, it follows naturally that he must have something to swap; and having nothing of his own, it follows still more naturally that he must swap something belonging to his neighbors.
The last and most successful one was that of tarring his fence all around; after which, if a slave was caught with any tar upon his person, it was deemed sufficient proof that he had either been into the garden, or had tried to get in.
this after my long and successful career as a moral agriculturist
She couldn't cross them with any successful nonchalance.

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