1 Getting on to things is a mighty useful accomplishment in business, and I've simply extended it to my private affairs.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
2 For with the charts of all four oceans before him, Ahab was threading a maze of currents and eddies, with a view to the more certain accomplishment of that monomaniac thought of his soul.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
3 And being devoid of ambition, and striving not toward accomplishment, she drew satisfaction from the work in itself.
4 It, however, proved a very unfavorable place for the accomplishment of this object.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick DouglassGet Context In CHAPTER X
5 He strained his vision to learn the accomplishment of the volley, but the smoke hung before him.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen CraneGet Context In Chapter 20
6 It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) ShelleyGet Context In Chapter 5
7 Since he had neglected to do it on first coming to the estate, their quitting his house might be looked on as the most suitable period for its accomplishment.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER 5
8 I am in high repute for my accomplishment in all pertaining to the art, and am joined with eleven others in reporting the debates in Parliament for a Morning Newspaper.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 43. ANOTHER RETROSPECT
9 For being in one of the back rows of the King's Bench the other day, with a pen in my hand, the fancy came into my head to try how I had preserved that accomplishment.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 61. I AM SHOWN TWO INTERESTING PENITENTS
10 These movements are not, to be sure, direct results of Mr. Washington's teachings; but his propaganda has, without a shadow of doubt, helped their speedier accomplishment.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du BoisGet Context In III
11 It will demand broad-minded, upright men, both white and black, and in its final accomplishment American civilization will triumph.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du BoisGet Context In VI
12 The bigger the book and the longer the name of the subject, the prouder they felt of their accomplishment.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonGet Context In Chapter VIII.
13 His was the enthusiasm and enterprise which made its steady progress possible and established in the institution its present high standard of accomplishment.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonGet Context In Chapter XVII.
14 That's a useful accomplishment, which no woman should be without, said Mrs. March, laughing inaudibly at the recollection of Jo's dinner party, for she had met Miss Crocker and heard her account of it.
Little Women By Louisa May AlcottGet Context In CHAPTER ELEVEN
15 I advise you to learn, for German is a valuable accomplishment to teachers.
Little Women By Louisa May AlcottGet Context In CHAPTER TWELVE