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It was a post which he had deliberately coveted, worked for, and strived for.
THE ILLUSTRIOUS PRINCEE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
Julian strived in vain to infuse new life into the vanishing cult, but it was too late—the Eleusinian Mysteries were dead.
No doubt this is to-day a counsel of perfection; but it indicates the goal which should be strived for.
SOCIETY FOR PURE ENGLISH, TRACT 5SOCIETY FOR PURE ENGLISH
Dawson heard his own voice cry out his pal's name as he strived desperately to swerve off to the side.
DAVE DAWSON AT TRUKROBERT SYDNEY BOWEN
Dawson mumbled, as he strived to get his brain functioning faster.
DAVE DAWSON AT TRUKROBERT SYDNEY BOWEN
Thus, having swallowed Cupid's golden hook, The more she strived, the deeper was she strook.
HERO AND LEANDERCHRISTOPHER MARLOWE
She was a person who strived to live a Christian life instead of talking it.
Yet it is better to have strived and failed, than never to have tried at all.
IF YOU DON'T WRITE FICTIONCHARLES PHELPS CUSHING
Observe the optimistic appearance of one that believed the earth was real heaven and who strived to make it so.
BORN AGAINALFRED LAWSON
The good Christian, it is said, dies in the firm hope of an eternal happiness which he has strived to merit.
GOOD SENSEPAUL HENRI THIRY, BARON D'HOLBACH