Let him act like the clever archers who, designing to hit the mark
which yet appears too far distant, and knowing the limits to which the strength of their bow attains, take aim much higher than the mark, not to reach by their strength or arrow to so great a height, but to be able with the aid of so high an aim to hit the mark
they wish to reach.
True, one portrait may hit the mark
much nearer than another, but none can hit it with any very considerable degree of exactness.
Something--he was unable to r ealize what it was--told him, in the moment when they looked at each other, that his suspicion had hit the mark
Show us some of your skill, and if you can hit the mark
here's twenty silver pennies for you.
You are welcome to form your judgment of me, and I may use my conjectures touching you, though neither of our shafts may hit the mark
they are shot at.
It might have been so--guesses less likely have been made at the truth, and have hit the mark
But D'Artagnan was impassible and Porthos motionless; the thrusts aimed so skillfully were parried by an able adversary; not one hit the mark
Rochester, to witness their repeated failure--herself unconscious that they did fail; vainly fancying that each shaft launched hit the mark
, and infatuatedly pluming herself on success, when her pride and self-complacency repelled further and further what she wished to allure--to witness THIS, was to be at once under ceaseless excitation and ruthless restraint.
for there's nothing but psychology to support his evidence--that's almost unseemly with his ugly mug, while you hit the mark
exactly, for the rascal is an inveterate drunkard and notoriously so.
They've teamed up on me and claimed I hit the mark
when I didn't.
DVLA Personalised Registrations hit the mark
when the registration 9 0 sold for a staggering pounds 94,182.
However, her efforts haven't hit the mark
with bosses at the star's label.
Christopher Rice's simply sweet editorial about bridging the "gay divide" that's come about between us 40-somethings and the 20-somethings was an eloquent piece that hit the mark
[Coastal Disturbances, December 5].
Scientists at an analytical lab in Sudbury believe they have hit the mark
with a proposed research project utilizing the Canadian Light Source synchrotron, Canada's super microscope at the University of Saskatchewan, to improve metals analysis methods in the mining industry.