ENDEAVOUR's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of endeavour
Definition:
n. effort or attempt; exertion of physical or mental powers toward the attainment of object
Example:
It had formerly been my endeavour to study all sides of his character.
Sentence in Classic:
I will endeavour, in my statement, to avoid such terms as would serve to limit the events to any particular place, or give a clue as to the people concerned.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Murdstone, was extreme; but I made an endeavour to suppress it, and to be as agreeable as I could in a quiet way, both to my aunt and Mr.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Fagin seemed to interpret the endeavour as expressing a perfect coincidence with his opinion, and put about the liquor which Barney reappeared with, in a very friendly manner.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Slipping from the box, he stood resting his hands against the side of the britchka, while Chichikov tumbled and floundered about in the mud, in a vain endeavour to wriggle clear of the stuff.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
For this reason the wise founder of a commonwealth who seeks to benefit not himself only, or the line of his descendants, but his State and country, must endeavour to acquire an absolute and undivided authority.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Each of us had done his work as well as he could; so far as thought, and endeavour, and opportunity go, we are prepared for the whole of our journey, and for our work when we get to Galatz.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
That lady, though still floating in the void, showed faint symptoms of developing an outline; and in this endeavour she was actively seconded by Mr.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
But I will endeavour to detail these bitter circumstances to you, my dear sister; and while I am wafted towards England and towards you, I will not despond.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
This made me reflect, how vain an attempt it is for a man to endeavour to do himself honour among those who are out of all degree of equality or comparison with him.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
In this manner did Prince John endeavour to lay the foundation of a popularity, which he was perpetually throwing down by some inconsiderate act of wanton aggression upon the feelings and prejudices of the people.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
We will endeavour to do our duty by her, and she will, at least, have the advantage of companions of her own age, and of a regular instructress.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context