Sitting on the couch feeling sorry for herself wasn't accomplishing anything.
A year or two later he went into Spain to preach to the Moors, but had again to return without accomplishing his object (1215 probably).
The means of accomplishing the former have been already pointed out, but they are obviously difficult to carry out on a large scale, particularly in native communities.
His qualifications for accomplishing the task were not small.
All this cloak and dagger thinking wasn't accomplishing anything.
It was frustrating, but the only thing she was accomplishing with this interrogation was making their conversation stiff and formal.
Liberals were by no means inclined to despair of accomplishing this task...
What we're accomplishing with Howie is vital; we can't stop doing it.
Illness plagues me each morning, causing me difficulty in accomplishing my chores, as simple as they may be, though failing Mrs. Cummings hardly seems to notice.
Here, off the coast of Greenland, the expedition passed two winters, accomplishing much useful geographical, as well as scientific, work, including the attainment of what was to remain for sixteen years the highest northern latitude, 80° 35' N.
This life; is it more important to each you than what you are accomplishing with this ability?
Eventually a Biscayan named Sebastian del Cano, sailing home by way of the Cape of Good Hope, reached San Lucar in command of the " Victoria " on the 6th of September 1522, with eighteen survivors; this one ship of the squadron which sailed on the quest succeeded in accomplishing the first circumnavigation of the globe.
Further on they had a scuffle with certain " Arabians "; and at last, after successfully accomplishing the passage of the " rough and stony " road that led to Jerusalem, they were obliged to dismount before the gate of the city till they should receive license from the governor to enter.
accomplishing the salvation of God's people.
Every man being organized in a particular way has, of necessity, an aim, the fulfilment of which is good; and he has faculties for accomplishing it, directed by reason.
They plead for me, their master, to stop but I never will now that I know what I'm capable of accomplishing.
He's not about to let the pup out of the kennel and be forced to shut down all good we're accomplishing.
It effected a revolution in his mode of thinking; so completely did the Kantian doctrine of the inherent moral worth of man harmonize with his own character, that his life becomes one effort to perfect a true philosophy, and to make its principles practical maxims. At first he seems to have thought that the best method for accomplishing his object would be to expound Kantianism in a popular, intelligible form.
But these teachers did not succeed in accomplishing a task parallel to what the Hebrew prophets achieved, namely, the complete renewal and elevation of the Hebrew religion from a local and national into a universal and ethical religion.
Intent upon accomplishing this cherished project, he embarked for Portugal, and after he had been shipwrecked on the coast of Natal, and captured by pirates, arrived at Lisbon.
Impediments multiplied at every step; the cry was raised: " The constitution is in danger "; and on the 30th of January 1770 the Reaction Riksdag, after a barren ten months' session, rose amidst chaotic confusion without accomplishing anything.
The new Austrian prime minister, Count Karl Hohenwart, took office with the firm intention of of accomplishing an agreement between Bohemia and the other parts of the Habsburg empire.
But his voyage being delayed by contrary winds he was finally compelled to return without accomplishing his wish.
His own strong predispositions prevented him from accomplishing this, however, and the history remains open to grave scientific criticism.
Margaret succeeded in accomplishing was to keep Northumberland in revolt, mainly by means of French and Scottish succours.
Of the two parties, the latter appears the more successful in accomplishing the task of unifying theology, although at the cost of subordinating both theology and religion to philosophy.
Of these the former, in his two voyages of 1455 and 1456, explored part of the courses of the Senegal and the Gambia, discovered the Cape Verde Islands (1456), named and mapped more carefully than before a considerable section of the African littoral beyond Cape Verde, and gave much new information on the trade-routes of north-west Africa and on the native races; while Gomez, in his first important venture (after 1448 and before 1458), though not accomplishing the full Indian purpose of his voyage (he took a native interpreter with him for use "in the event of reaching India"), explored and observed in the Gambia valley and along the adjacent coasts with fully as much care and profit.
For some years negotiations were carried on with a view to attaining this end, but eventually it was found impossible to surmount the many difficulties in the way; Jablonski and Leibnitz, however, did not cease to believe in the possibility of accomplishing their purpose.
The persecutions under Aurelian and Diocletian almost succeeded in accomplishing the former; the Christian churches were saved by the instability of the existing authorities, by military anarchy and by the incursions of the barbarians.
This was because, as Goethe said, under his orders men were sure of accomplishing their ends.
A second convention, in November, broke up in confusion without accomplishing anything; but a third adopted a constitution, which was submitted to the people, and ordered the election of a legislature.
coveted most of all things to see Him who was accomplishing such wonders by His hand.
illegitimacy of the debt reinforces the arguments for debt cancelation, and opens up some new options for accomplishing this.
It is the Gospel of Christ because it is about what Jesus has done in accomplishing the salvation of God's people.
He was finally successful in his petitions, but died before accomplishing his work, and was buried in an unknown grave in Panama, never being privileged to set his foot upon the continent the discovery of which was the inspiration of his life.
Liberals were by no means inclined to despair of accomplishing this task; for hatred of the foreigners, and of the despots restored by their bayonets, had been deepened by the humiliations and cruelties suffered during the war into a passion common to all Italy.
Here, off the coast of Greenland, the expedition passed two winters, accomplishing much useful geographical, as well as scientific, work, including the attainment of what was to remain for sixteen years the highest northern latitude, 80Ã‚° 35' N.
Zeno states that in the following year Ismail entered upon a new campaign in Kurdistan and Asia Minor, but that he returned to Tabriz without accomplishing his object, having been harassed by the tactics of Ala ud-Daula, a beylerbey, or governor in Armenia and parts of Syria.
coast, thus accomplishing the first circumnavigation; but the valuable records of his voyage have been lost.
However, problems arise when your cat is accomplishing this faux pas on a regular basis.
Making calls or answering emails while commuting by bus or rail is more efficient than starting up your computer at the office or at home and accomplishing the same tasks.
A good way to begin is to ask yourself what you would like to have in your home office that would make accomplishing your work easier.
Possibly no other vanity accessory comes quite as close to accomplishing what the perfume bottle does with its unique designs, unconventional methods of crafting, and variety of uses.
Try accomplishing that with a liquid product and you'll understand the difference a brush delivery system makes.
Accomplishing the purple smoky eye technique means having several tools in your makeup arsenal.
Managing your time effectively and accomplishing things that need to be done give you a boost in self-confidence as you regain control of your life.
You will be more productive, accomplishing the tasks that need to be done without procrastination.
It means accomplishing the tasks at hand while gaining more time for relaxation and enjoying the things you want to do.
By taking the puppy and my other dogs out all together, I was accomplishing two things at once.
The contractions are more intense and accomplishing more in less time.
That is, if they are given a statement and asked to use it as the basis of an argument, they are capable of accomplishing the task.
Searching for the best ways of accomplishing this task accounts for most of the research carried out in the field of child development today.
However, if you have just started saving for retirement, have children to put through college, or wish to travel later in life, an expensive monthly mortgage payment may prevent you from accomplishing those goals.
Depending on the scoring methods, participants can accumulate points by accomplishing certain preset goals, such as making someone like you or getting a virtual kiss.
A steady and confident life will assist in accomplishing each task.
The goal may be as simple as a good feeling in accomplishing everything he was supposed to do, or it may be an actual reward, such as a trip to the movies, a video game rental, or a favorite ice cream treat.
Each ring of the tattoo is added after accomplishing something such as a hit or other specific gang-related activity.
No one needs five letters attached to a resume or graduate application that really don't speak about who you are and what you're capable of accomplishing.
A well-organized office allows employees to focus on their work while disorganization fuels feelings of being overwhelmed and can distract workers from accomplishing what really needs to be done.
This means you need to be prepared for hard work, starting with research and planning as well as the willingness to devote time, energy, and financial resources to accomplishing your long term goals.
Again, there still needs to be a focus on accomplishing these new stunts in a safe manner.
Love To Know's printables can provide you with a good foundation to accomplishing your goals.
This yoga move takes tremendous strength and endurance and accomplishing it without injury is the sign of a skilled yoga master in tune with her inner strength.
This is your first evidence that your body is capable of accomplishing more than you ever imagined.
Instead of an allowance, each child can earn money by accomplishing what is on their list.
They return Wonder Woman to her right mind and she of course comes up with a plan to stop Medula from accomplishing what she has set out to do.
Is it accomplishing this with enough information that is updated and kept current?
In fact, sometimes the same browser will have different methods of accomplishing this task depending on what "version" you use.
The bulk of your nonprofit work involves accomplishing very positive, life-changing things in the world.
An unskilful workman sometimes ' loses the jar ' and works for hours without accomplishing anything.
His powerful scientific imagination enabled him to realize that all the points of a wavefront originate partial waves, the aggregate effect of which is to reconstitute the primary disturbance at the subsequent stages of its advance, thus accomplishing its propagation; so that each primary undulation is the envelope of an indefinite number of secondary undulations.
Mihaly V6rosmartyo, Ferencz KOlcsey, Ferencz Kazinczy and his associates, to mention but a few of many great names, were, consciously or unconsciously, as the representatives of the renascent national literature, accomplishing a political mission, and their pens proved no less efficacious than the swords of their ancestors.
One chief means employed by nature in accomplishing this object is the investment of those parts of the organism liable to be attacked with an armour-like covering of epidermis, periderm, bark, &c. The grape is proof against the inroads of the yeastplant so long as the husk is intact, but on the husk being injured the yeast-plant finds its way into the interior and sets up vinous fermentation of its sugar.
That day was also the last on which any hope remained of the Sari Bair offensive accomplishing its purpose, and on which help from Suvla might conceivably even at the eleventh hour have turned the scale.
The officers on whom devolved the duty of representing the wrongs of their fellow-countrymen and demanding redress, proceeded to Rangoon, the governor of which place had been a chief actor in the outrages complained of; but so far were they from meeting with any signs of regret, that they were treated with indignity and contempt, and compelled to retire without accomplishing anything beyond blockading the ports.
In 1798 a Turkish force was sent from Bagdad into El Hasa, but was compelled to retreat without accomplishing anything, and its discomfiture added much to the renown of the Wahhabi power.
Fierce opposition ensued, and the pari passu compromise was adopted to which reference is made in the section on Education above; Mr Savona was an able organizer, and began the real emancipation of the Maltese masses from educational ignorance; but he succumbed to agitation before accomplishing substantial results.
Circumstances hindered him from accomplishing anything with this help, and in 1245 he travelled again to the West, first to Italy and then to France, where he spent two years.
Comedy is representation of men inferior in being ludicrous: epic is like tragedy a representation of superior men, but by means of narrative and unlimited in time: tragedy is a representation of an action superior and complete, in a day if possible, by means of action, and accomplishing by pity and fear the purgation of such passions (Poetics, 1449 b 24).
After accomplishing little in London, he returned to the United States in the summer of 1817 to become secretary of state in the cabinet of President Monroe.
He succeeded, with the invaluable assistance Geer (q.v.), in at last accomplishing the much-needed reform of the constitution.
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