If love alone was a measurement of success, the future of the three had a small measure hope.
The success of the restaurant rested more on out-of-date memories than the current excellence of its bill of fare.
"Depends. Are we talking a five percent chance of success or a ninety nine?" she returned.
I desire to speak impartially on this point, and as one not interested in the success or failure of the present economical and social arrangements.
"That will prove a barrier for some time to come," said the little man, smiling pleasantly all over his wrinkled face at the success of their stratagem.
That he came from the mortal world rather than the Immortal one had left a taint on him that no amount of success could get rid of.
Whether or not their life together was a success had little to do with wealth or lack of it.
At Erfurt her success had been brilliant.
The success of a military action depends not on them, but on the man in the ranks who shouts, 'We are lost!' or who shouts, 'Hurrah!'
The apparatus has been used with complete success at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, and at Melbourne, Sydney and Cordoba.
But what I consider my crown of success is the happiness and pleasure that my victory has brought dear Teacher.
In these years the fear came many times to Miss Sullivan lest the success of the child was to cease with childhood.
Other people say they have no success in making Miss Keller "hear" them.
The oldest of the healers has tried to repair her without success, Darkyn added.
The dinner party Evelyn threw to celebrate Kiera's first commissioned piece of art had been a success, as was expected.
Dean introduced himself to the large gathering in the parlor, trying without success to remember names.
That readiness will not weaken in me, but I and Russia have a right to expect from you all the zeal, firmness, and success which your intellect, military talent, and the courage of the troops you command justify us in expecting.
All historians agree that the external activity of states and nations in their conflicts with one another is expressed in wars, and that as a direct result of greater or less success in war the political strength of states and nations increases or decreases.
Once clear of town, Dean drove along at a brisk clip, trying without success to engage Martha in conversation.
The decisive success of Hastings's administration alone postponed the inevitable solution.
To see how governments have tried (with limited success) to address poverty and hunger, consider the history of England.
"I wish you good luck and success, gentlemen!" he added and went out after shaking hands with Dolgorukov and Bilibin.
As it was considered that the Austerlitz success might have been more decisive had the commander-in-chief not been so young, all our octogenarians were reviewed, and of Prozorovski and Kamenski the latter was preferred.
Often seeing the success she had with young and old men and women Pierre could not understand why he did not love her.
Napoleon himself had noticed her in the theater and said of her: "C'est un superbe animal." * Her success as a beautiful and elegant woman did not surprise Pierre, for she had become even handsomer than before.
I wish success to your mission, and with his embroidered red mantle, his flowing feathers, and his glittering ornaments, he rejoined his suite who were respectfully awaiting him.
Evidently these girls passionately desired one thing- -to carry away and eat those green plums without being caught--and Prince Andrew shared their wish for the success of their enterprise.
His aim was as clear as daylight to Kutuzov: if the defense failed, to throw the blame on Kutuzov who had brought the army as far as the Sparrow Hills without giving battle; if it succeeded, to claim the success as his own; or if battle were not given, to clear himself of the crime of abandoning Moscow.
As to the theaters for the entertainment of the people and the troops, these did not meet with success either.
Perhaps enough of the euphoria of the prior day's success remained that, surprisingly, a reluctant agreement was reached.
Andre had another idea, one that might increase the chances of success, based on ancient myths from the time-before-time.
Thus the history of the Nabataeans cannot certainly be carried back beyond 312 B.C., at which date they were attacked without success by Antigonus I.
But Hastings amply avenged the capitulation of Wargaon by the complete success of his own plan of operations.
What is called the Stone of Mortlach is traditionally believed to have been erected to commemorate the success of Malcolm II.
The equable temperature of these cellars and their freedom from drought is one cause of their great success; to this must be added the natural virgin spawn, for by continually using spawn taken from mushroom-producing beds the potency for reproduction is weakened.
Attempts have been made to apply electricity to agriculture on a commercial scale, but the exact measure of success attained remains somewhat doubtful.
In the case, however, of many observatories, especially as regards the older records, no data for reduction exist; further, the reduction to the open is at best only an approximation, the success attending which probably varies considerably at different stations.
Owing to observational difficulties, the exact measure of success attained is a little difficult to gauge, but it seems fairly certain that raindrops usually carry a charge.
" After the unexpected literary success of Indiana I returned to Berri in 1832 and found a pleasure in painting the scenes with which I had been familiar from a child.
Undaunted by many failures, she dramatized several of her novels with moderate success - Francois le champi, played at the Odeon in 1849, and Les Beaux Messieurs de Bois-Dore (1862) were the best; Claudie, produced in 1851, is a charming pastoral play, and Le Marquis de Villemer (1864) (in which she was helped by Dumas fits) was a genuine triumph.
For the next ten years Baldwin ruled his principality with success, if not without severity.
The printing of the Istoria delle guerre civili di Francia was, however, completed, and the success and sale of the work were immediate and enormous.