The state of civilization to which they have attained is very low.
There is no idea of government, but in each sept there is a head, who has attained that position by degrees on account of some tacitly admitted superiority and commands a limited respect and some obedience.
Popular universities have lately attained considerable development.
No one could have attained or kept the position of archbishop at the time without being so.
At the early age of sixteen he attained one of the highest dignities of the order, being made grand prior of France.