Becket lent himself entirely to his master's ambitions, which at this time centred round schemes of territorial aggrandizement.
To be returned to Parliament was one of his few ambitions, and in 1868 he unsuccessfully contested Mid-Somerset.
The director tried to question me but I cut him off, saying we possessed no ambitions beyond what we were doing.
He could lie and tell them he was a police officer or sheriff and maybe squeeze some tidbit of information about recently released mom Patsy, but surely Fitzgerald would find out and tank his election ambitions, if those aspirations weren't already six feet under.
In the midst of Charles's debauched and licentious court, she lived neglected and retired, often deprived of her due allowance, having no ambitions and taking no part in English politics, but keeping up rather her interest in her native country.