Usage examples for Achieved

  1. Diana, with the greater power of a true Goddess, achieved the same sort of result almost instantly. – Pagan Passions by Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer
  2. Yet to me, there had come a certain knowledge that I must make the adventure, though I achieved naught save mine own end. – The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson
  3. " All things must be imagined before they can be achieved; therefore imagination is one of the most vital parts of the scientific brain. – The Chase of the Golden Plate by Jacques Futrelle
  4. We can only glance briefly at the steps taken by Mr. Webster and at the results achieved by him. – Daniel Webster by Henry Cabot Lodge
  5. When his enemies were doing, had already done, so much to defeat him, it seemed unfair that his trusted friend should step between him and the fulfilment of his dearest ambition- that ambition common to all men, failure in which brings a sense of failure to a man's whole life, no matter what other ends are achieved. – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  6. " We are in a bad situation, Colonel Passford, I admit, for both of us are prisoners of war, so that we can do nothing, even if we had the means; but everything will come out right in the end," replied the wounded officer, though he could not explain in what manner this result was to be achieved. – A Victorious Union SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  7. How he achieved that tremendous climb he could never say. – The Cock-House at Fellsgarth by Talbot Baines Reed
  8. Years passed, but little was achieved. – The Coming of the Friars by Augustus Jessopp
  9. But when the end of Dorozhand hath been achieved there will be need no longer of Life upon the Worlds, nor any more a game for the small gods to play. – The Gods of Pegana by Lord Dunsany [Edward J. M. D. Plunkett]
  10. The object of making them thin is that they may be all equally heated, which is not so readily achieved when the slabs are thick; and the object of the tapering is to allow the slag to flow out freely when the uppermost slab is struck by the steam hammer. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  11. It may be said that nothing in the world is charming unless it be achieved at some trouble. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  12. In his latter years he was blind; otherwise his life was prosperous, and he achieved his chief ambition of being admired as a fine gentleman and gallant. – A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin
  13. No, we look to what he has already achieved. – The Memorabilia Recollections of Socrates by Xenophon
  14. He must neither assist nor do the lesson, but simply note the result achieved. – Mentally Defective Children by Alfred Binet Théodore Simon
  15. The first necessity for the enemy was a quick decision by a great victory to be achieved at once. – 1914 by John French, Viscount of Ypres
  16. If, under such conditions, the troops still press forward, and if, when success has been achieved, order is rapidly restored, then discipline is good; and in neither respect did the Confederates fail. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  17. The reputation then achieved by him has been steadily advancing for forty years. – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick
  18. But there was much to be done before that desirable end could be achieved. – The Coming of the Law by Charles Alden Seltzer
  19. Miss Theodosia's own face was pale, but she achieved a light laugh. – Miss Theodosia's Heartstrings by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  20. He had, however, by this time achieved his purpose in the main. – Beethoven: A Memoir (2nd Ed.) by Elliott Graeme