Sitting on the couch feeling sorry for herself wasn't accomplishing anything.
A year or two later he went into Spain to preach to the Moors, but had again to return without accomplishing his object (1215 probably).
His qualifications for accomplishing the task were not small.
The means of accomplishing the former have been already pointed out, but they are obviously difficult to carry out on a large scale, particularly in native communities.
All this cloak and dagger thinking wasn't accomplishing anything.