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  • All Christie thinks about, according to Lesniak, is “How does this help him in his national political ambitions?”

  • To an extent, such ambitions are complementary, yet Liana is not interested in “extreme biography.”

  • It was not an exalted niche to fill in life, but at least she had learned to fill it to perfection, and her ambitions were modest.

    Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
  • Even at his age he had ambitions, and expected that sometime he would, like his father, serve the king in some office.

    Our Little Korean Cousin | H. Lee M. Pike
  • The social ambitions of the Tippetts were so definitely quenched that the indignant millionaire threatened to return to Chicago.

    Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
  • When it ceased, she felt as if she had been carried away from "London," and from those old ambitions and hopes for ever.

    Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
  • He had no hopes of winning her to wife—haply no desire, since he was not a man of very great ambitions.

    St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini

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