But she often said that she was never allowed to attain her one ambition: to sit and read.
He was assailed by inquirers: public health officials, one Dr. Almus Pickerbaugh, a congressman who was said to be popular in Washington, Gustaf Sondelius, and a Martin Arrowsmith who could not (whether because he was too big or too small) quite attain Gottlieb’s concentrated indifference.
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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.