Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Of. atteinen, atteignen, atainen, OF. ateindre, ataindre, F. atteindre, fr. L. attingere,; ad, + tangere, to touch, reach. See Tangent, and cf. Attinge Attaint
I drew back, almost frightened, half inclined to flee before he could attain the summit.
"Beyond the Frontier" by Randall Parrish
The captain informed the Governor that he had a young man on board fond of books, and of superior literary attainments.
"Benjamin Franklin, A Picture of the Struggles of Our Infant Nation One Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
This, I say, is not discovered or attained to by human reason.
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. III" by Martin Luther
James Tobey Pyke, a lyrical and philosophical poet of high scholastic attainments, contributes two poems; "Maia", and "The Poet".
"Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
The weaving now continues as before until the desired width of the mat is attained, when the third corner is turned.
"Philippine Mats" by Hugo H. Miller
It is often contended in Germany to-day that it would still have been possible to attain this end.
"My Three Years in America" by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
She had always been potentially an artist; but she at last had attained vision.
"Coquette" by Frank Swinnerton
Yesterday Mr. Good offered a resolution declaring the unalterable purpose of Congress to prosecute the war until independence is attained.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
It is that in which most persons like to excel, but which comparatively few attain.
"Talkers" by John Bate
No one could have attained or kept the position of archbishop at the time without being so.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
No matter if my hands attain
The golden crown or cross
Only to love is such a gain
That losing is not loss.
"Quand-Meme" by John Hay
What shall we be like when
We cast this earthly body and attain
What shall we be like then?
"Seeds" by John Oxenham
All is over.
You and I no more are love and lover;
Nought's to seek now, gain, attain, discover.
All is over.
"A Parting" by Edith Nesbit
Come, loss, more frequently than gain!
And failure than success! until
The spirit's struggle to attain
"Dead Sea Fruit" by Madison Julius Cawein
Gleams of that divine completeness
God's angelic ones attain,
Pass amid our toils before us,
And we emulate in vain.
"Mona Lisa" by Mary Gardiner Horsford
He saw the midnight bright and bare
Fill with its quietude of stars
The silence that no human prayer
Attains or mars.
"The Poet's Song" by Archibald Lampman
The new XJ is whisper quiet and possesses that always difficult-to-attain combination of a comfortable ride and competent handling.
If you ever felt like being in the presence of angels, you could attain your desire by attending an event with the Morgan County special-needs mutual.
Despite Outpacing Men in Educational Attainment, Women's Pay Still Lagging .
Narcissism and leadership have been widely studied, and there is some evidence that narcissists succeed in attaining leadership positions.
The intervention related to international conventions on whaling which allowed countries to attain a special permit for killing whales for scientific research.
Laurie Johnson and Margaret Witt celebrate attaining their marriage license in Spokane, Washington (AP/The Spokesman-Review, Dan Pelle).
Syd Hoffman, 56, knows the secret to attaining age-defying vitality.
Giants Rookie Is Still Figuring Out How to Attain His Lofty Goals.
Today, Rathke said, aspiring toy makers can attain a BFA in toy design from universities like F.I.T.
It may not be the best, but it is the easiest heath goal for people to attain.
DAVISON, Michigan — Three miles seemed like an ambitious, but attainable, goal.
Respiratory care practitioners have the potential to attain new levels of responsibility and involvement in the area of skilled nursing care.
On the other hand, understanding of the metabolic changes that conspired to lead to type 2 diabetes had not attained the same level of certainty.
Muller , 18, the son of Jim and Jennifer Muller of Independence, has attained the elite rank of Eagle Scout.
In 2011, that goal will become even more attainable for the museum 's board of directors, who are anxiously anticipating a new facility and upgrade for an important piece of African American history.
When h > 0, all the local minima attain an energy of Ek + h∆zk with respect to the reference state with ¯z0 and E0 .
Energy landscapes in random systems, driven interfaces and wetting
The prevailing notion of random close packing (RCP) is that it is the maximum density that a large, random collection of spheres can attain and that this density is a universal quantity.
Is Random Close Packing of Spheres Well Defined?
This is similar with what we have attained with the earlier model.
Force-Induced Melting and Thermal Melting of a Double-Stranded Biopolymer
The ob ject w will be attained (with probability close to 1) by iterating U m |γ i.
Generalization of Grover's Algorithm to Multiobject Search in Quantum Computing, Part II: General Unitary Transformations
Obviously we would also like a deﬁnition of the entropy S that has a minimum value of zero, which it should attain for the pure vacuum state.
Defining Entropy Bounds