In 1824 she gradually relented so far as to say that she would marry if he could achieve independence.
Asa, it is evident, was too weak to achieve the remarkable victory ascribed to him in 2 Chron.
Hence the invention of Galahad, son to Lancelot by the Grail king's daughter; predestined by his lineage to achieve the quest, foredoomed, the quest achieved, to vanish, a sacrifice to his father's fame, which, enhanced by connexion with the Grailwinner, could not risk eclipse by his presence.
And thus Israel's old prophetic Torah was at length to achieve its victory, for after Jesus came St Paul.
The spirit of courage and endurance which had enabled the Czechoslovaks to achieve their independence was now to inspire a further work of no mean significance - the consolidation of a free, democratic and enlightened republic in the heart of Europe, the most westerly outpost of the great Slavonic world stretching from the banks of the Elbe and the Danube to the Pacific Ocean, and at the same time a nation bound by ties of gratitude and common interest to the Anglo-Saxon and Latin races.
By heading off reactionary Austria Napoleon hoped to conciliate the French Liberals; by helping the pope, to satisfy the Catholics; by concessions to be wrung both from Pius and from the Roman triumvirs, to achieve a bloodless victory.
They could achieve no success, and sickness ruined the English army.
There he could live frugally and achieve some real work.
To achieve this, a catchment based approach is required.
To postpone it till the morrow seemed undesirable: to achieve it before nightfall was only possible at the cost of immediate effort.