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She knew, however, that this is no road to a woman's attainment of her desires.
THE BOY WITH WINGSBERTA RUCK
They use their passions and desires as animals use their instincts.
He had gained a little time by seeming to fall in with Clancy's desires, but now the mask was dropped.
OWEN CLANCY'S HAPPY TRAILBURT L. STANDISH
Each of these is the Mecca of a thousand desires, and faces beam with pleasure when they reappear.
THE VITALIZED SCHOOLFRANCIS B. PEARSON
Observe, how dexterously by this measure we shall both reach the goal of our desires.
LOVE AND INTRIGUEFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
I owe all my desires and all my hopes and all my present attainments to the boundless goodness of God.
MY DAILY MEDITATION FOR THE CIRCLING YEARJOHN HENRY JOWETT
Taking counsel of their desires, people have eagerly caught at straws to convince themselves that peace was certain.
THE LIFE OF ISAAC INGALLS STEVENS, VOLUME I (OF 2)HAZARD STEVENS
Iota is informed that the Chloride of Barium, used in about the same proportion as common salt, will give the tint he desires.
By yielding to these desires, we lend them a new force, and we moderate them by a skilful resistance.
LECTURES ON THE TRUE, THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE GOODVICTOR COUSIN
The man who craves friendship, and yet desires a self-centered spirit more, will never lack for friends.