1 The instant he entered I saw by his face that he had not been successful.
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2 He swore in his heart that he would not fail in this if human effort and human perseverance could render him successful.
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3 He was especially successful with the sheep.
4 It had become usual to give Napoleon the credit for every successful achievement and every stroke of good fortune.
5 The farm had had a fairly successful year, but was still short of money.
6 "Daladier," he read finding his place in the column, "has been successful in pegging down the franc."
7 I am not romantic fool enough to further the fortune, or avert the fate, of one who is likely to be a successful obstacle between me and my wishes.
8 An effort to draw aside the curtain of his couch was in some degree successful, although rendered difficult by the pain of his wound.
9 Connie was aware from successful, old, hearty, bluffing Sir Malcolm, that artists did advertise themselves, and exert themselves to put their goods over.
10 If you began to be unsuccessful you'd begin to flirt, like Charlie, who isn't successful.
11 After all, Michaelis was really more dignified in the matter, and far, far more successful.
12 A successful scheme of this sort generally brings on another; and the having been to Mansfield Common disposed them all for going somewhere else the day after.
13 She found herself more successful in sending away than in retaining a companion.
14 But Miss Crawford persevered, and argued the case with so much affectionate earnestness through all the heads of William and the cross, and the ball, and herself, as to be finally successful.
15 He soon joined them again, successful, of course; Lady Dalrymple would be most happy to take them home, and would call for them in a few minutes.