She essayed to introduce Gracie; not one of them attempted a bow.
The chair was placed, and Miss Lucindy essayed to climb, but vainly.
So they went bobbing about in a tub, and we, with a like paucity of equipment, essayed to follow them.
There was a man with tongue of wood Who essayed to sing, And in truth it was lamentable.
He took the pen in his graspless hand, and essayed to write.
His answer was a sigh, and when she chid him for it, he essayed a smile that was yet more melancholy.
Pray narrate to me, Ischomachus, I beg of you, what you first essayed to teach her.
When I first essayed to part with you and journey homewards, I was doubly blest.
Thus the two men who essayed the role of emperor of Mexico ended their career.
He essayed to estimate just how much they would probably like Julia.