Alex was successful in keeping the smile from his lips, but his eyes held a twinkle of amusement.
"No one invited him in the first place," Dean grumbled, just as Mrs. Lincoln, the successful but bewildered hunter, returned for a second round.
Guerrilla war (always successful, as history shows) directly infringes that rule.
If successful, I was appointed to request what I felt was needed.
The radio channel played nonsensical songs from the 60's in a barely successful mission to lift her spirits.
The Spartans were successful but did not pursue their advantage, and soon afterwards the Athenians, seizing their opportunity, sallied forth again, and, after a victory under Myronides at Oenophyta, obtained the submission of all Boeotia, save Thebes, and of Phocis and Locris.
To be successful in the world, for a while both English and one's native tongue will be requirements.
Everyone has feelings, Claudette, though some people are extremely successful at hiding them.
Buoyed by his successful human authentication of Martha's bone, Dean decided to do further snooping.
By the time he was successful, he was nearly to the park, south of Ouray's hot spring pool.
The life which men praise and regard as successful is but one kind.
Talk was rarely heard in the ranks, and it ceased altogether every time the thud of a successful shot and the cry of "stretchers!" was heard.
He was the son of a raja of Thanesar, who gained prominence by successful wars against the Huns, and came to the throne in A.D.
Think of it; a one million dollar reward was offered and yet no one was successful but you.
But during the regency, after Henry VI's accession, Beaufort was successful, and in 1426 became cardinal and legate.
In Africa they were successful in expelling the garrisons placed in some of the coast towns by the Norman kings of Sicily.
In 278 Fabricius was elected consul for the second time, and was successful in negotiating terms of peace with Pyrrhus, who sailed away to Sicily.
Michel de Bourges was the counsel whose eloquent pleadings brought the suit for a judicial separation to a successful issue in 1836.'
Carlo was successful in repressing brigands, but had to deal with much distress from famine.
Though the rule of Podébrad had proved very successful and Bohemia had under it obtained a degree of prosperity which had been unknown since the time of Charles IV., the Calixtine king had many enemies among the Romanist members of the powerful Bohemian nobility.
His political career had not prevented Martos from rising into note at the bar, where he was successful for forty years.
In 1736, Claudius Aymand performed the first successful appendectomy on an eleven-year-old boy.
Borlaug also promoted the process (which proved wildly successful) of having two wheat-growing seasons in Mexico, one in the highlands, then another in the valley regions.
He's stalking us and he's going to be successful if Miss Julie spills the beans.
If Howie was successful and a tip was in order, Martha would call me and after Betsy would find the most appropriate authority to call, I'd convey the tip.
Your father is a successful business man, and according to Sylvia, Denton is destined for the same.
Rudolph was not very successful in restoring internal peace to Germany.
He was educated in Coventry, became a successful merchant, traveled widely throughout Europe and for several years was the financial agent of Charles I.
And from every experience they have had in their lives, we would be able to infer what was successful and what was not successful.
Before he came up with the hussars, several adjutants met him with news of the successful result of the action.
No doubt, Mr. O'Hara would be as successful searching for his daughter.
Wide as were Virchow's studies, and successful as he was in all, yet the foremost place must be given to his achievements in pathological investigation.
Miss Sullivan knew at the beginning that Helen Keller would be more interesting and successful than Laura Bridgman, and she expresses in one of her letters the need of keeping notes.