Sentence in Classic:
It was not that I wished to live for my own sake, but it was that I desired to accomplish my purpose.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
For every one must, at some time or other, have leave to speak to the prince, and whoever has this leave has opportunity to accomplish his design.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
But the task might take years to accomplish, even if she continued to stint herself to the utmost; and meanwhile her pride would be crushed under the weight of an intolerable obligation.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
However, she was determined to accomplish it, for Rhett was coming to supper and he always noticed and commented upon any innovation of dress or hair.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Gurth accordingly hastened his pace, in order to gain the open common to which the lane led, but was not so fortunate as to accomplish his object.
In the sixth year his turn to escape occurred again; he availed himself of it, but could not accomplish his flight fully.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
Jo rather prided herself upon her shopping capabilities, and particularly wished to impress her escort with the neatness and dispatch with which she would accomplish the business.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
All this the Thanatopsis Club was to accomplish with no difficulty whatever, since its several husbands were the controllers of business and politics.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
She was of use to no one else; but there she might be missed to a degree that she did not like to think of; and that part of the arrangement was, indeed, the hardest for Sir Thomas to accomplish, and what only he could have accomplished at all.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
Anne did think on the question with perfect decision, and said as much in reply as her own feeling could accomplish, or as his seemed able to bear, for he was too much affected to renew the subject, and when he spoke again, it was of something totally different.
To accomplish his object Ahab must use tools; and of all tools used in the shadow of the moon, men are most apt to get out of order.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context