Many students may succeed in study; a few win the special prizes, for which all compete.
Whether he could come out by force at the opera, and succeed by violence?
My father went beyond liberality and bordered on prodigality, a disposition by no means advantageous to a married man who has children to succeed to his name and position.
Raskolnikov pushed his way in as far as he could, and succeeded at last in seeing the object of the commotion and interest.
Others combining with him enabled him to succeed with it.
It is manifest that the endeavours to adapt this volume for popular use, have been already noticed, would imperfectly succeed without the aid of notes and glossary, to explain allusions that have become obsolete, or antiquated words which it was necessary to retain.
He succeeded beyond his wildest imagination.
I tried to keep awake, and succeeded for a while; but when the clock struck twelve it waked me from a doze, so I must have been falling asleep.
It was an infamous prosecution, grossly infamous; but not the less likely to succeed on that account.”
If you are trying to alleviate the torture of others, you will succeed after a struggle in business and love.
Liu Chin succeeded within a year in getting rid of the eunuchs at court who belonged to other cliques and were working against him.
It is true that they frequently deceive us because behind the sudden occurrence there often may be nothing more than a better training and instruction from experienced cell-mates; though very often the circumstances are such that the suspect has succeeded through some released prisoner, or by a blackened letter, in sending a message from his prison, by means of which false witnesses of alibi, etc.,
No one would expect to raise a first-rate melting pear from the seed of a wild pear, though he might succeed from a poor seedling growing wild, if it had come from a garden-stock.
It was the first time that a peasant rising had succeeded against the gentry.