1 Under the glitter of their opportunities she saw the poverty of their achievement.
2 Except for half a dozen in each town the citizens are proud of that achievement of ignorance which it is so easy to come by.
3 Victor was proud of his achievement, and went about recommending it and urging every one to partake of it to excess.
4 Her unlooked-for achievement was the subject of wonder, applause, and admiration.
5 It was a grand achievement, and I prized it highly.
6 It had become usual to give Napoleon the credit for every successful achievement and every stroke of good fortune.
7 Napoleon himself, attended by his dogs and his cockerel, came down to inspect the completed work; he personally congratulated the animals on their achievement, and announced that the mill would be named Napoleon Mill.
8 For, of course, being a girl, one's whole dignity and meaning in life consisted in the achievement of an absolute, a perfect, a pure and noble freedom.
9 He then went back to the house, and lingered round the door and windows till she should by some means or other learn of his achievement and come out to witness it.
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10 Of these plans he had not merely one or two in his head but dozens, some only beginning to form themselves, some approaching achievement, and some in course of disintegration.
11 It was as if she wanted to show him that his losses were an achievement that made her love him all the more, but Nicholas now considered himself unworthy of her.
12 They ascribe the glory of that achievement of genius to different men and dispute as to whom the honor is due.
13 The effort of resolution necessary to the achievement of this purpose I found to be quite awful.
14 He felt that this was rousing in his soul a feeling of anger destructive of his peace of mind and of all the good of his achievement.
15 Next to this achievement comes Mr. Washington's work in gaining place and consideration in the North.