The longing to arrive at the one explanation of all things, which had inspired the older philosophers, became less earnest; the belief, indeed, that any such explanation was attainable began to fail.
The dissensions am9ng the Irish themselves, and the hostility which English constituents were displaying to the proposal, emboldened the Peers to arrive at this decision.
I took it up, and held it close to the light, and felt it, and smelt it, and tried every way possible to arrive at some satisfactory conclusion concerning it.
On the other hand, if we assume unity of authorship, it seems impossible to arrive at finality on the chronological relations of these two works.
Her son has been called from Denver and is to arrive tomorrow on the afternoon train.
In the English Club, where all who were distinguished, important, and well informed foregathered when the news began to arrive in December, nothing was said about the war and the last battle, as though all were in a conspiracy of silence.
There she waited for Alex to arrive with Lori's sister.
From his writings we derive the impression of an amiable personality, who is honestly at pains to arrive at an understanding with his opponents.
Guests were due to arrive at 7:00.
At Deptford, for example, large numbers of cattle and sheep which thus arrive - mainly from Argentina, Canada and the United States - are at once slaughtered, and so furnish a steady supply of fresh-killed beef and mutton.