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These were the aims Greek logic set itself, and successfully achieved.

Well get away at once, as nothing is to be gained by a stay in Nome and as, furthermore, we wish to avoid inquiries into our aims.

Thus one aims at, say, a rabbit; what he wants is to shoot straight: a certain kind of activity.

Only two aims in life—the glory of the Church and the welfare of the rising generation.

What we ought to do is to find points of contact, even at the cost of some repression of our own views and aims.

Joyous GardArthur Christopher Benson

For the neurotic there is no established way, for his aims and tasks are apt to be of a highly individual character.

The Bulgarian rite also aims at propitiating general good luck.

Modern MythologyAndrew Lang

What material, or subject matter, will best accomplish these aims?

How to Teach ReligionGeorge Herbert Betts

This simple tale is told in twelve cantos; it aims to be an epic, and in its external form is such.

Frdric MistralCharles Alfred Downer

To combat such debasing and false views of the aims of art, will be the chief object of the present volume.


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