Usage examples for successful

  1. Nor was I more successful the next time, nor the next. – A Rambler's lease by Bradford Torrey
  2. Experience tells us that it is one thing to gain a battle, quite another to be successful in the result of a long war. – Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson Other: Arthur Gilman
  3. I'm afraid you will have to try again, Rona, and see if you can be more successful before the next meeting. – For the Sake of the School by Angela Brazil
  4. The last rush they made they were successful, and a human form was soon dragged out of the water; but he did not rise to his feet. – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston
  5. And she was at last successful. – After the Storm by T. S. Arthur
  6. Find it, find it if you can; Happy the successful man! – Black Beetles in Amber by Ambrose Bierce
  7. I 'ope you'll be successful, sir. – Romance Island by Zona Gale
  8. But You are his friend; and there's a comfort in having successful friends. – The Gamester (1753) by Edward Moore Commentator: Charles H. Peake Phillip R. Wikelund
  9. But the effort was not altogether successful. – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  10. So with their thoughts all on that dinner they slipped up behind the barn and prepared to work the trick which had been so successful before. – Old Granny Fox by Thornton W. Burgess
  11. The result proved entirely successful. – My Memories of Eighty Years by Chauncey M. Depew
  12. Eastward of the Jordan, He has spent the last peaceful and successful weeks of His brief and stormy career, and Jericho lies upon the borders of that friendly district. – The Gospel According to St. Mark by G. A. Chadwick
  13. Tennyson and Browning had failed to write successful plays. – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
  14. For a wonder, I was successful at the first attempt. – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins
  15. Successful so far, and I think the worst of it is over now. – Within The Enemy's Lines SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  16. For suddenly, in the middle of a sentence, he repeated the peculiar thrust which had been successful before. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman