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Usage examples for Gained

  1. The girl went back into her small world with a new knowledge gained- the knowledge that in all and through all we are really quite alone. – From One Generation to Another by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. She began to move as she spoke, and he walked beside her in silence till they had gained the seat she pointed out. – The Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton
  3. Each day Frances gained in health and strength. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  4. We have gained one and lost one. – Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore by Pauline Lester
  5. Tim Phelan's gained his cause!" – Paddy Finn by W. H. G. Kingston
  6. Then I tried to hold to the line thus gained as best I could. – Over Prairie Trails by Frederick Philip Grove
  7. Jimmie Dale gained five yards, another five, and another ten. – The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  8. Then they bade fetch hither Etzel's men, who now would fain have taken their leave, whatever the end might be, whether they gained or lost their suit. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown
  9. So Barbarina had gained her purpose. – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
  10. The three retraced their steps and gave Gideon and the wife the information gained. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  11. Thus nothing had been gained, and nothing lost. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  12. The end was gained, for better, for worse. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  13. Or, rather, it was as if she had gained the power of seeing in the dark. – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  14. He gained the bushes and discovered that he had come to a road. – Tom of the Raiders by Austin Bishop
  15. Presently he gained on her. – Love's Usuries by Louis Creswicke
  16. In a short time we gained a spot where the trees grew close down to the bank. – Afar in the Forest by W.H.G. Kingston
  17. The danger gave me strength, and I gained upon them. – Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion by G. A. Henty
  18. My object is gained. – Fiesco or, The Genoese Conspiracy A Tragedy by Frederich Schiller
  19. Has it gained some experience? – The Buried Temple by Maurice Maeterlinck
  20. Charley was about to call good- bye, also, but the words died on his lips, for almost the first face that he saw, beyond the captain, as he gained the deck, was the face of the long- nosed man. – Gold Seekers of '49 by Edwin L. Sabin
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