Usage examples for Obtained

  1. You know as well as I do that though you obtained her love on false pretences, still you obtained it. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  2. A ought to have obtained written authority for such action. – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles
  3. Mr. Forbes would say, also, that he has obtained the consent of all interested parents, that you may stay till Saturday. – Two Little Women on a Holiday by Carolyn Wells
  4. I therefore got up to make my way to it, and while doing so must have touched my rifle with my foot I obtained the water, although not without difficulty, and more danger than it was wise to run for the purpose. – In the Rocky Mountains by W. H. G. Kingston
  5. Jane had obtained what she came for. – The Nether World by George Gissing
  6. The reputation of skill, it is true, may be obtained at a much less expense of time and intellect. – Coelebs In Search of a Wife by Hannah More
  7. " I can't think where they obtained their arms, Tom," he said on one occasion. – The Black Bar by George Manville Fenn
  8. In the case of a portrait drawing, a newspaper hung behind the head answers very well and is always easily obtained. – The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed
  9. Too happy to risk the success he had obtained by any further discussion, Temple hurried away to give orders for the great man's reception. – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  10. Yet the fair King has obtained ten thousand of our men for the war. – The Scarlet Banner by Felix Dahn
  11. An order was at once given out that no one should again alarm the camp before permission from the captain was obtained. – The Last Cruise of the Saginaw by George H. Read
  12. This proved to be an island, which, from its figure, obtained the name of Round Island. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  13. Nothing can be obtained in this world without money- - That's true, said Mrs. Wilkins, with a sigh. – Idle Ideas in 1905 by Jerome K. Jerome
  14. The people who own all these things now never really paid for them with money- they obtained possession of them by means of the " Money Trick" which Owen explained to us some time ago. – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
  15. There she obtained the liquor, and returned with it in a few minutes. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  16. But his choice led him to the army; and before his mother's death he had obtained his commission, and had entered on his path in life. – The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009
  17. May he not have obtained possession of the receipt- oh, don't look like that! – The Diamond Pin by Carolyn Wells
  18. The difference in the results obtained with these instruments is due to the circumstance that different parts of the radiation are taken into account. – Lectures on Stellar Statistics by Carl Vilhelm Ludvig Charlier