And if he should attain to all knowledge, he is yet far off.
He was master there now; he had half fulfilled his father’s dying wish, and by years of steady self-government and energetic work he had brought himself near to the attainment of more than the old respectability which had been the proud inheritance of the Dodsons and Tullivers.
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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.