— I tell you I have nearly attained MY heaven; and that of others is altogether unvalued and uncovered by me.’
I have a single wish, and my whole being and faculties are yearning to attain it.
I got a spade from the tool-house, and began to delve with all my might — it scraped the coffin; I fell to work with my hands; the wood commenced cracking about the screws; I was on the point of attaining my object, when it seemed that I heard a sigh from some one above, close at the edge of the grave, and bending down.
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She was the first woman to attain the rank of general.
They hope to attain effective law and order in the region before withdrawing troops.