But his great achievement was a speech against the Whig Reform Bill.
But to employ enamels successfully is an achievement demanding special training and materials not easy to procure or to prepare.
His tactical achievement could avail the emperor nothing, and it exposed his own force to considerable danger.
His infernal cunning often defeated its own aims, checkmating him at the point of achievement by suggestions of duplicity or terror.
Silbermann, whose chief theoretical achievement was the recognition that the heat of neutralization of acids and bases was additively composed of two constants, one determined by the acid and the other by the base.
The effect of this unheard-of achievement on the Danish government was crushing.
Just as the historical school grew up along with the greatest constructive achievement of the 29th century, namely, the consolidation of Germany, so the application to modern problems of the methods of that school has been called forth by the constructive needs of the present generation.
After his fall from office in June 1898, his principal achievement was the negotiation of the Franco-Italian commercial treaty, though, as deputy, journalist and professor, he continued to take an active part in all political and economic manifestations.
But the great achievement of recent manufacture is the production, without the use of animal charcoal, of a cheaper, but good and wholesome article, in appearance equal to refined sugar for all intents and purposes, except for making preserves of fruits in the old-fashioned way.
His last political achievement was in July 1795, when he was present with Hoche at the destruction of the army of the emigres at Quiberon, and ordered the executions which followed.
The importance of his achievement may be judged from the fact that, while the visible spectrum includes rays having wave-lengths of from about o 4 p to 0.76, u, and no invisible heat-rays were known before 1881 having a wave-length greater than 1.8 µ, he detected rays having a wave-length of 5.3 A.
His noblest achievement in this respect is the codification of the Danish laws known as the Jydske Lov (Jutland Code), which he lived to see completed a few days before his death at Vordingborg on the 28th of March 1241.
His most notable recorded achievement was the subjugation of Moab and the seizure of part of its territory.
By this achievement they had demonstrated the internal weakness of the Persian empire and the absolute superiority of the Greek arms.
Antiochus seemed to have restored the Seleucid empire in the east, and the achievement brought him the title of "the Great King."
And as the twofold musical and dramatic achievement of one mind, it already places Wagner beyond parallel in the history of art.
By many lines of evidence we are led to believe that obsidians in course of time suffer devitrification, in other words they pass from the vitreous into a crystalline state, but as the changes take place in a solid mass they require a very long time for their achievement, and the crystals produced are only of extremely small size.
The final achievement of Lagrange in this direction was the extension of the method of the variation of arbitrary constants, successfully used by him in the investigation of periodical as well as of secular inequalities, to any system whatever of mutually interacting bodies.'
The method of "generalized coordinates," as it is now called, by which he attained this result, is the most brilliant achievement of the analytical method.
An imperfect solution of the equation x 3 +-- px 2 was discovered by Nicholas Tartalea (Tartaglia) in 1530, and his pride in this achievement led him into conflict with Floridas, who proclaimed his own knowledge of the form resolved by Ferro.
In this year the bill authorizing it was under his auspices submitted to the diet and passed; and with this financial achievement Matsukata saw the fulfilment of his ideas of financial reform, which were conceived during his first visit to Europe.
Among his numerous publications are The Light Invisible, By What Authority?, The King's Achievement, Richard Raynal, Solitary, The Queen's Tragedy, The Sentimentalists, Lord of the World.
That Comte would have performed some great intellectual achievement, if Saint-Simon had never been born, is certain.
It is hardly less certain that the great achievement which he did actually perform was originally set in motion by Saint-Simon's conversation, though it was afterwards directly filiated with the fertile speculations of A.
In short, the little chisel becomes in his fingers a painters brush, and when it is remembered that, the basis upon which he works being simply a thread of silk, his hand must be trained to such delicacy of muscular effort as to be capable of arresting the edge of the knile at varying depths within the diameter of the tiny filament, the difficulty of the achievement will be understood.
A still higher achievement is to apply to the chiselled base designs executed in colored enamels, finally covering the whole with translucid paste.
His first achievement was the rallying of Cornwall to the royal cause, his next to carry the war from that county into Devonshire.
But "on the holiest soil of history, he gave his people a fatherland"; and Fulcher of Chartres, his chaplain, who paints at the beginning of Baldwin's reign the terrors of the lonely band of Christians in the midst of their foes, can celebrate at the end the formation of a new nation in the East (qui fuimus occidentales, nunc facti sumus orientales) - an achievement which, so far as it was the work of any one man, was the work of Baldwin I.
The crushing effect of this unheard-of achievement on the Danish government found expression in the treaties of Taastrup (Feb.
The line was begun late in 1880, and finished in November 1885 - an achievement which Sir John ranked among his greatest triumphs.
In 1819 he was appointed lieutenant-governor of Bombay and held this post till 1827, his principal achievement being the compilation of the "Elphinstone code."