Sentence Examples


  • I knew craved forgiveness from the others, but lacked the capability to attain it.
  • Anyone who even identified him would immediately attain national prominence just by doing so.
  • At the expense of sounding immodest, I must say I am one of those who can attain this state.
  • Nor are we able to start our philosophical investigations by an inquiry into the nature of human thought and its capacity to attain an objective knowledge, as in this case we would be actually using that instrument the usefulness of which we were trying to determine.
  • In reason, as in revelation, man can only attain to the lower kind of knowledge; there is a higher kind which we may not hope to reach.

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