Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. successio,: cf. F. succession,. See Succeed
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. succedĕre—sub, up, cedĕre, to go.
This is our first case, and I hope it will prove entirely successful.
"The Underground Railroad" by William Still
This opportunity was a chance for success not to be lost, and he closed with the proposition.
"The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, from Facts Narrated by Himself" by De Witt C. Peters
Skill with the rifle and success in the chase were points of friendly emulation.
"A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln" by John G. Nicolay
But his failure was even more conspicuous than his momentary semblance of success.
"Renaissance in Italy, Volumes 1 and 2" by John Addington Symonds
It was a daring movement, but proved successful.
"Historical Tales, Vol 5 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
It is possible that they owed their success to the possession of superior weapons.
"Myths of Babylonia and Assyria" by Donald A. Mackenzie
Edward's successful campaign in the march.
"The History of England" by T.F. Tout
Prosperity probes the heart with a keener touch; misery only calls for patience, but there is corruption in success.
"Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II" by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
Of course the success of this trap depends entirely upon the strength of the bow.
"Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making" by William Hamilton Gibson
Other successful works followed in rapid succession.
"Great Italian and French Composers" by George T. Ferris
Suddenly she reached a thistle!
My! you should have heard her whistle!
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A successful plan was Hannah's,
But I cannot praise her manners.
"Inconsiderate Hannah" by Harry Graham
And aught the world contends for to mine eye
Seemed not so real a meaning of success
As only once to clasp before I die
My vision of embodied happiness.
"The Need To Love" by Alan Seeger
Our solemn meetings, my Creator, bless,
To ev'ry soul alacrity impart,
Our meditations prosper with success,
That we may worship thee with faithful heart.
"A Prayer For Them, Who Go To Worship God In Public" by Rees Prichard
The highest goal is not success,
If that be made the aim;
But faithfulness, tho' counted less,
Is what God promises to bless:
These goals are not the same.
"The Highest Goal" by Joseph Horatio Chant
To show why I had not attained
The goal of grand success,
Such as some noted men have gained,
For if my work is not sin-stained
God will my failures bless.
"The Highest Goal" by Joseph Horatio Chant
"If with success you would assail,
Gild, youngster, doubly gild your arrows:
Little the feather'd shafts avail,
Though wing'd from mamma's doves and sparrows.
"Cupid and Plutus" by William Shenstone
I never really considered making chicken pot pies for the Fourth of July holiday, but after success with Tovolo's Petite Pie Mold and their recipes for fruit pies, I decided to give Tovolo's recipe for Savory Pie a try, and I liked it a lot.
Network television takes on hipsterdom, with mixed success.
Ferraris raise adrenalin and funds, while VanDusen sows seeds of gala success.
These Inc 5000 CEOs savor their success with speed and sweat.
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D' Aquila finds sweet success as soccer ref.
Syracuse football coach at a loss to explain team's second-half success.
Check out some of the songs featured on an album sure to be a huge success.
After the success of last year's inaugural show, The Horse Backstreet Choppers will bring its second annual The Horse Backstreet Choppers Bike Show to Thunder Road during Sturgis Bike Week 2008.
A Bavarian success story Any number of successful businesses were started in a garage, but Helmut Schreiner, head of the $150 million Schreiner Group, goes one better.
After seeing success in success in Miami, Houston and in the Washington, DC, area, Burger King announced that it would be expanding its delivery service to New York City.
Reno is one of the hirst foals to undergo successful brain surgery, and his successful treatment is all in thanks to veternarians at A&M.
As pressure mounts to replicate the success of 3-D cinema in the home, IBC2010 will present a full-spectrum examination of the technology, production techniques and distribution options to make 3-D TV a success.
One reason the Knoxville Boys Track and Field squad has had so much success this season is they had expectations to be this successful.
Big bang nucleosynthesis (BBN) is one of the big successes of the Standard Model of cosmology, successfully predicting the primordial abundance of light elements.
Theory of Neutrinos: A White Paper
The successful prediction of pion-pion scattering at low-energy from the combination of ChPT and Roy equations is one of the great successes of theory in low-energy hadronic physics.
Chiral Perturbation Theory Beyond One Loop
What is interesting about the lagrangian, eq. (1.7), for the present purposes is that the successive effective couplings involve successively more powers of 1/m2 .
Quantum Gravity and Precision Tests
In this way, successful strategies spread in the population and less successful strategies diminish.
Stochastic evolutionary game dynamics
Notice that because of condition (iii) in Deﬁnition 10.7, a successfully related special elementary piece is indeed successful in the sense of Deﬁnition 4.18.
A new metric criterion for non-amenability III: Non-amenability of R.Thompson's group F