So they let him practise in the day-time, in the back-kitchen with all the doors shut; but his more successful passages could generally be heard in the sitting-room, in spite of these precautions, and would affect his mother almost to tears.
I conclude, therefore that, fortune being changeful and mankind steadfast in their ways, so long as the two are in agreement men are successful, but unsuccessful when they fall out.
The successful man gets used to seeing things accomplished and always feels sure of success.
Its use requires such taste, but, if successful, what a distinction it gives to the whole!
He might have been successful in life, and never have gone to fight the Turks.”
Thoseartists who, after the manner of another illustrious master,inundate their canvasses with violet shades do not see in naturemore violet than was detected there fifty years ago; but they areinfluenced, “suggestioned,” by the personal and specialimpressions of a painter who, in spite of this eccentricity, wassuccessful in acquiring great prestige.
Men who have their minds on larger matters cannot keep all the details of their jobs in mind, but it is significant to know that most successful business men know with more than a fair degree of accuracy what these details amount to.
Humor, and especially good humor, are indispensable to the most successful works of fiction.
One of these kings, who in the beginning of his reign had signalized himself by many glorious and successful conquests, enjoyed so profound a peace and tranquillity, as rendered him the happiest of princes.
Then the successful movement always occurs during the animal's attempts, whereas each of the others, on the average, occurs in only half the attempts.
Moreover, for the moment he was successful.
The transitional government held a successful constitutional referendum in December 2005 and elections for the presidency, National Assembly, and provincial legislatures in 2006.
Since the end of the war, Lebanon has conducted several successful elections.
We know that any successful thing is made by the men behind it, and we are willing to pay good money for good men.
Some such place could be built, and I suppose if it were done right it would be successful.
Thus far his judgment, or rather his moves, had been obviously successful.
The very greatest men have been among the least believers in the power of genius, and as worldly wise and persevering as successful men of the commoner sort.
I wish to boast that Pygmalion has been an extremely successful play all over Europe and North America as well as at home.
I have every confidence that if they are carefully studied, no student can fail to grasp this subject in a masterful manner, and that whoever acts upon the advice I give in these pages, cannot fail to become successful as an interpreter of this study.
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.
Most successful of Kingo's early poems are "Karsten Atke's Farewell to Lion County", a truly felt and finely expressed greeting to his friends, the Atkes, on their departure from their former home, and "Chrysillis", a lovesong, written in a popular French style that was then very much admired in Denmark.
Also the Muscular's vocations are not as well paid as those of the two former types, unless his inventions are successful.
The Grateful Dead are perhaps the most successful and long-lasting of the numerous cultural emanations from the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco, in the glory days of Movement politics and lysergic transcendance.
ON Technology’s most successful software products to date are “Meeting Maker” and “Instant Update.”
Kapor was the founder and CEO of Lotus, one of the most spectacularly successful business ventures of the later twentieth century.
Blood-stained garments, indicate enemies who seek to tear down a successful career that is opening up before you.
To dream of hemp, denotes you will be successful in all undertakings, especially large engagements.
To dream that you are industrious, denotes that you will be unusually active in planning and working out ideas to further your interests, and that you will be successful in your undertakings.
To dream that you are inventing something, or feel interested in some invention, denotes you will aspire to fortune and will be successful in your designs.
To see them full, you will be successful.
To have the case decided in your favor, denotes a successful termination to the suit; if decided against you, then you are the aggressor and you should seek to right injustice.
If you imagine you are a member of a trust, you will be successful in designs of a speculative nature.
Some late Chou and Ch'in officials of non-noble origin had become wealthy and had acquired land; the same was true for wealthy merchants and finally, some non-noble farmers who were successful in one or another way, bought additional land reaching the size of large holdings.
As a rule the Toba were the more successful, not at least through the aid of princes of the deposed "Southern Ch'i dynasty" and their followers.
China had to pay for this assistance as well as for the loans it received from Russia, but the application of Russian experience, often involving the duplication of whole factories, was successful.
Our woollen manufacturers have been more successful than any other class of workmen, in persuading the legislature that the prosperity of the nation depended upon the success and extension of their particular business.
Are seldom successful in their outrageous combinations, ib.
It is as tragic to expect an untrained girl to be a successful wife and mother as it would be to expect an untrained boy to be a successful physician and surgeon.
The question remains as to whether the commercial applications of this method are successful; whether the results obtained are reliable; whether the inefficiencies and losses, to which we have referred in previous chapters, are appreciably remedied by its use.
As regards materialistic atomism, it is one of the best-refuted theories that have been advanced, and in Europe there is now perhaps no one in the learned world so unscholarly as to attach serious signification to it, except for convenient everyday use (as an abbreviation of the means of expression)--thanks chiefly to the Pole Boscovich: he and the Pole Copernicus have hitherto been the greatest and most successful opponents of ocular evidence.
And just as all chronic invalids, all dyspeptics like what is convenient, so the German loves "frankness" and "honesty"; it is so CONVENIENT to be frank and honest!--This confidingness, this complaisance, this showing-the-cards of German HONESTY, is probably the most dangerous and most successful disguise which the German is up to nowadays: it is his proper Mephistophelean art; with this he can "still achieve much"!
The deception I had contrived and had caused her father and husband to continue was successful in its first object.
Full directions and instruction given for the successful performance of the interesting feats.
I regard the project as thoroughly successful, and the easy navigation of the air in any direction (not exactly in the teeth of a gale) as no longer problematical.
Large numbers of cases of attempted cure by hypnotism, successful and unsuccessful, might be quoted.
He may be a successful rogue in time when he’s got over his nonsense.
But if we use two hands in this test, it is especially successful when we change the hands from one fluid to another.
Envy, dislike, jealousy, and egoism play up vividly, and he is a successful judge who can discover how much of the evidence is born of these motives.
I implore of you not to betray me, or tell Don Quixote who I am; so that my honest endeavours may be successful, and that a man of excellent wits--were he only rid of the fooleries of chivalry--may get them back again."
happy, A man is successful in any case if he achieves or gains what he seeks; he is known as a successful man if he has achieved or gained worthy objects of endeavor; he is fortunate or lucky if advantages have come to him without or beyond his direct planning or achieving.