Sentence Examples


  • Kant admits that we necessarily aspire to think of such objects - " God, the World, the Soul " - possibly this alleged tendency of our thought is already implied in the dream of a " perceptive understanding."
  • After receiving a somewhat imperfect education from a private tutor, he was in 1712 indentured to a writer to the signet in Edinburgh, but an accidental introduction to Sir Hew Dalrymple, then president of the court of session, determined him to aspire to the position of advocate.
  • In 1269 Ottakar inherited the duchy of Carinthia on the death of Duke Ulrich III., and, his power having now become very great, he began to aspire to the German throne.
  • But he could not aspire to the dominion of earlier Syracusan rulers.
  • It was perhaps only a restricted aristocracy who could aspire to such high honor: the ikh, or glorified being, who has his place in the sky seems often to hold an intermediate position between the gods and the rank and file of the dead.

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