endeavour

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  • His endeavours failed however because the local population did not want this.
  • Day after day he was engaged in endeavouring to quiet the public mind. Cited from The Golden Grasshopper, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Just as his success in this endeavour appeared certain, he was killed.
  • This position had been earned by his own endeavours, ability and hard work.
  • He endeavoured to make the nine leading roles as co-equal as he could.
  • The person holding the staff should endeavour to hold it as straight as possible.
  • We endeavoured to force open our own door, for we knew not what might happen. Cited from The Golden Grasshopper, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • You also let your child know that you care about them that you are with them in their endeavours.
  • Where they have come in our way, we have endeavoured to remove them. Cited from Causes of the Corruption of the Holy Gospels, by John Burgon
  • By endeavouring to have them move at exactly the same time every day. Cited from The Care and Feeding of Children, by L. Emmett Holt
  • Being a good general, he lost not a moment in endeavouring to meet the storm. Cited from With Frederick the Great, A Story of the Seven Years' War, by G.A. Henty
  • A few people took positive action and endeavoured to make practical immediate changes.
  • I had two very good reasons for endeavouring to escape by keeping before the wind. Cited from Hurricane Hurry, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • They played with greater endeavour than what was to be expected.
  • I have been endeavouring to show what good criticism should be like. Cited from Interludes, by Horace Smith
  • His knowledge of French was a great advantage to him in this endeavour.
  • Many of his students went on to make major contributions in several fields of endeavour.
  • I immediately cried out to them that some men had been endeavouring to force their way into the house. Cited from With Axe and Rifle, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • I sat down on the beach, endeavouring to consider what I should do. Cited from In the Eastern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • To secure his protection became then the first object of my endeavours. Cited from The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan, by James Morier
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