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Aspiring youngsters who wanted to make sure of good marks were apt to look upon the same pews with special favour.

The Soul of a ChildEdwin Bjorkman

Your aspiring edifice shall never be erected in this State, sir.

People said that young Campbell was no fool in aspiring to succeed to Dr. Hampden's practice.

The Nabob departed this life before the Minister, but he lived long enough to realize his most aspiring dream.

SybilBenjamin Disraeli

It seems scarcely necessary to state that this promising and aspiring young lady was not permitted to return.

The Choctaw FreedmenRobert Elliott Flickinger

The well-known case of John Philpot Curran should give encouragement to every aspiring student of public speaking.

It appears in our hopefulness; we are the most aspiring of nations.

Did you think the whole duty of aspiring man was as simple as a hornpipe?

He had heard of them, As he had heard of his aspiring soul — Never to the perceptible advantage, In his esteem, of either.

The Three TavernsEdwin Arlington Robinson

One was that Barneveld had accused him of aspiring to sovereignty.

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