In short, he was by all accounts the social triumph of his generation; and his military title, won by four years of arduous service at receptions and parades while on the staff of a former Governor of the State, this seasoned bachelor carried off with plausibility and distinction.
There are so many souls there to be won for Jesus."
But above all, it imparts to the player that degree of confidence in competition, that indefinable something that enables one athlete to win over another who may be his physical equal but who is lacking the American spirit begotten of base ball.
The right will win in the contest, and, right or wrong, I am yours, and only yours, while there are life in my body and hope in my soul.
One night, after he had returned from a scouting expedition, he took a hand in a game of poker, and in the course of the game he became involved in a quarrel with Dave Tutt, a professional gambler, about a watch which he had won from Tutt, who would not give it up.
The people of the slums came to love this home missionary and many of them were won to Christ through her work.
America won the victory there in 1896; she triumphed again at Paris in 1900; our athletes defeated the contestants at St. Louis in 1904; the victory was ours at London in 1908, and it was a foregone conclusion that we would win at Stockholm.
At last prayer won out.
I take your daughter to the camp and play her against Nelly Lebrun to win back Jack Landis?
The manager seemed to have known this, for when the break did come and the Reds began to totter, he said in reference to their downfall that no team could be expected to win with only ordinary pitching to assist it.
Mathewson is second, Ames is fifth, Marquard seventh and Wiltse and Crandall lower, and while both the latter were hit freely in games in which they were occasionally substituted for others, they pitched admirably in games which they won on their own account.
Would they win through?
But they will not care to fight against us, their own countrymen, in behalf of what does not belong to them at all, especially when they are given the opportunity to win without hazard both preservation and prosperity by joining us.
But, delving deep in my master's lore, I have won of magic power such store I can turn a skull--oh, fiddlededee For all this curious craft!"
Battle after battle was won against foes of reckless daring, carefully entrenched, amply supplied with big guns, and infinitely superior in numbers.
And I made to draw back, and win unto safety, if indeed this thing were to be done.
How many wars have we won under you as praetor and what kind of territory did we acquire with you as consul?
Truths and lies pass with an unequal affirmation; for their memories several are won into one receptacle, and so they come out with one sense.
Whatever goodwill and publicity had been won among Killer's 1,500 devoted users was considered no longer worth the security risk.
If he had won past they would have followed as obstinately as sheep, and nothing could have stopped them, but the big bull went down beneath the clubs.
And alway we went very watchful, and in grim fear; but with steadfastness and good intention to win forth out of that desolation and horror, and having alway so great a speed as the darkness and the dangers and the trouble of the way did allow.
Pen felt himself plucked indeed of all the fine feathers which he had won during his brilliant years, and rarely appeared out of his college; regularly going to morning chapel and shutting himself up in his rooms of nights, away from the noise and suppers of the undergraduates.
Arthur Cumberland's case was won before Mr. Fox arose to his feet.
They had been informed by their officers that the offensive would be over in eight days, and that a complete victory over the Allies would be won within three or four weeks.
And not a few juniors joined with them, showing how much admiration Merriwell had won outside his own class.
I say, fellows, we'll open something after the game, and I'll pay for it with what I win off Harris."
Street by street the town was won until before them loomed the mighty keep of Pentavalon's ducal stronghold.
Why, he could win runnin' back'ards.
Could she have seen him she might have been further perturbed, for he took no advantage of many opportunities to win nearer the enclosure.
'The locks of five princesses I won beyond the sea; I clipt their golden tresses, To fringe a cloak for thee.
Over the river on the banks of its tributary, the Wabash, the battle of Tippecanoe had been fought and won between the darkness and daylight of that gloomy seventh of November.
Into this close and desperate affray Sir Benedict spurred, striving with voice and hand to re-form his broken ranks, hewing him a path by dint of sword until he had won beside the Abbess.
Also the Bridge of the untiring sea did honour unto Kreontidas at the triennial sacrifice of bulls by the neighbour states in the holy place of Poseidon; and once did the herb of the lion shadow his brows for a victory won beneath the shadeless primal hills of Phlious.
The rule is that the command of the sea has to be won after hostilities begin.
There was something very winning about this overture, and Juliet was not proof against it.