1 The scarecrow sought to attain one goal: he wished to obtain a brain.
2 He had discovered a great law of human action, namely, that in order to make men or boys covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain.
3 He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it -- namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain.
4 Whenever you have an aim you must sacrifice something of freedom to attain it.
5 The important thing in life is to have a great aim, and thedetermination to attain it.
6 The imnportant thing in life is to have a great aim, and the determination to attain it.
7 He attained a good old age and died content.
8 Eventually, the star attained the velocity of light.
9 The judges decided to exclude evidence which had been unfairly attained.
10 He attained the position of minister.
11 The famous writer is still sharp in thought though he has attained the age of ninety-two.
12 Bessie's accounts of school-discipline were somewhat appalling, her details of certain accomplishment attained by these same young ladies were, I thought, equally attractive.
13 The attainment of the success is not easy.
14 Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment.
15 The end of all scholarly attainment is to live nobly.