to watch her. I realize now that I must have achieved a certain notoriety along the beach, but I didn't mindp 9 PB 1956
almost I might say, each street and avenue will have achieved complete local independence. Equipped with its own power services, aeratorsp 35 CC 1957
became rather more of a nuisance. When the protest notes achieved nothing I went over to my neighbour's villa with ap 209 S5 1961
to Byrd. Apart from wearing out the engine we haven't achieved much.‘ Daley nodded, his small serious face hidden inside thep 55 DW 1962
to the youth, who instantly dropped the instrument, his barter achieved, and after a delighted yodel turned and darted off amongp 456 QR 1963
is a possibility of redemption, even if this is never achieved, the dungeons of an architecture of grace whose spires pointp 140 UGM 1966
loyalties, where the characters‘ progress towards their ultimate trying-ground is achieved by their capacities for self-assertion, intrigue and manoeuvre. Like ap 142 UGM 1966
equator to which they had both been drawn. However, nothing achieved there, between themselves or anyone else, would necessarily have anyp 41 CW 1966
fillings in Karen Novotny's teeth. Speed-King. The highest speed ever achieved on land by a mechanically-propelled wheeled vehicle was 1004.247p 86 YMC 1966
235 Motion picture studies of four female subjects who have achieved worldwide celebrity (Brigitte Bardot, Jacqueline Kennedy, Madame Chiang Kai-Shek, Princessp 89 PAJ 1967
Applying himself to a thousand and one stunts, he soon achieved the success he needed. At the start of World Warp 94 UGM 1969
assess the latent sexual appeal of public figures who have achieved subsequent notoriety as auto-crash fatalities, e.g. James Dean, Jaynep 97 CRA 1969
me, a lot of us back home feel the war's achieved absolutely nothing.‘ ‘Nothing ...?‘ Pearson repeated. ‘It's achieved everything.‘ An armouredp 785 KG 1969
feel the war's achieved absolutely nothing.‘ ‘Nothing ...?‘ Pearson repeated. ‘It's achieved everything.‘ An armoured helicopter soared across the hill-crest, its heavyp 785 KG 1969
a damp perineum -- but in the stylization of posture achieved between Vaughan and the car. Detached from his automobile, particularlyp 117 C 1973
Wilder gestured at the walls and ceiling. ‘Full house. We've achieved critical mass.‘ ‘Richard means that the last apartment has beenp 15 HR 1975
ladder. By comparison, the professional people around her, who had achieved everything as a result of their own talents, were modelsp 72 HR 1975
the sack on to the floor, realizing that he had achieved nothing -- all he was doing was rearranging the dirtp 100 HR 1975
to a positive Golgotha of last humiliation, has in fact achieved a gradual abstraction of emotion, an assuagement of all angerp 861 60Z 1976
behind him. The separation of the two will only be achieved by the appearance of the as yet incomplete document Notesp 855 NTM 1976
an advanced magnetic suspension invented by a local electrical engineer, achieved a top speed of six miles an hour. By thep 878 UC 1976
ahead of anything the age of oil and coal had achieved, with its protein-hungry populations, its limitless pollution of air, soilp 879 UC 1976
Olds. However, in a symbolic sense the task could he achieved on a more modest scale. Adjoining the northern side ofp 905 UC 1976
if his father would have understood all that he had achieved, so far beyond the antique engine parts and aircraft designsp 914 UC 1976
her own security Angela needed someone around her who had achieved a modest degree of failure. His young wife ... Ogden repeatedp 973 OAU 1978
to believe that these two are married, and have even achieved a stable union, though of a special kind, and governedp 1000 HFF 1980
expedition. If only Steiner realised what he and Manson had achieved, what they had brought to life again in these desolatep 214 HA 1981
Manson was genuinely puzzled. ‘My boy, look at what we've achieved here ...‘ ‘Mr Manson, it's all been a fantasy! These dreamsp 218 HA 1981
see me go. ‘Six months at Port-la-Nouvelle, and so little achieved. You cannot even play your national anthem. However, I canp 43 DC 1987
too often coming on like a hallucinating speak-your-weight machine, ever achieved the comfortable rapport with his audience that Hockney has beenp 62 UGM 1988
on the culture and history of Europe, which had now achieved its spiritual destiny of becoming the largest theme park inp 1139 LTP 1989
myself before embarking on this expedition. But everything I have achieved, the huge sense of freedom, of opened doors and ofp 1134 TES 1989
when I wrote this chapter, the surrealists had not yet achieved critical respectability, but the hidden logic of that decade madep 83 YMCa 1990
than US Steel‘ was his most quoted remark, and he achieved the ultimate in popular fame by being portrayed by Leep 45 UGM 1991
owner of a Boston department store, and that she had achieved the distinction, rare for a rich man's daughter, of beingp 151 KW 1991
insisted that the exploration of the solar system could be achieved far more economically by unmanned vehicles. But NASA's directors hadp 1175 MFM 1992
long-winged, ocean-soaring, guilt-bringing bird. But practical results, of the kind achieved by Greenpeace, Amnesty International and the Live Aid concerts ofp 27 RP 1994
for the gifts they've sent, but look at what they've achieved -- Saint-Esprit isn't a sanctuary, it's a rubbish tip pickedp 119 RP 1994
support him.‘ ‘Of course I do. Look at what he's achieved. I couldn't give a damn how many sculpture classes therep 293 CN 1996
that I now accepted the importance of everything he had achieved. Of my original doubts, all had gone except for thosep 297 CN 1996
In many ways he's an idealist. Look at what he's achieved in the Residencia Costasol. He's done so much good.‘ ‘Evenp 304 CN 1996
Spanish police will overrun the Residencia and undo everything you've achieved.‘ ‘You're worried, Charles -- don't be.‘ Crawford was smiling atp 310 CN 1996
to get on with the rest of our lives. We've achieved real freedom, the freedom from morality.‘ Penrose sat back, handsp 95 SC 2000
those convicted by the magistrates showed the slightest remorse. Justice achieved nothing, wasted police time and trivialized itself. I rested onp 44 MP 2003
Prosperous suburbia was one of the end-states of history. Once achieved, only plague, flood or nuclear war could threaten its gripp 91 MP 2003
Kensington Gardens. A mystery remains. Why did the residents, having achieved so much, then return to Chelsea Marina? No one canp 292 MP 2003
was responsible for killing my father. So far I had achieved almost nothing, playing the amateur detective who blundered into dangerp 142 KC 2006
and later in Shanghai, something that, as an introvert, he achieved by an effort of will. My father joined the Calicop 47 ML 2008
bad teeth and tired eyes. But ten years later he achieved huge success, not on stage but on television, as Jasonp 86 ML 2008
to science fiction is only a minor aspect of his achievement. In his trilogy, William Burroughs has fashioned from our dreamsp 130 UGM 1964
that time is its servant. It is, perhaps, our unique achievement as lords of this creation to have brought about thep 84 CW 1966
a common pool of ideas, and the yardsticks of individual achievement do not measure the worth of the best writers, Rayp 207 UGM 1971
the entire psychology of his method, and represents no mean achievement -- for the first time, he made Americans feel guiltyp 260 UGM 1971
the crutch at the vehicles moving along the motorway. Small achievement though it was, the discovery of the water had rechargedp 26 CI 1974
him. He felt a surge of pride in the tramp's achievement, the same pleasure he had found in teaching his sonp 108 CI 1974
people's lives. Despite these problems, Halloway was satisfied with his achievement. In the four months since the first of the newp 913 UC 1976
the men who have walked on the Moon, an extraordinary achievement that should have left a profound trace upon the collectivep 224 UGM 1977
sums of money were spent on the most elaborate technological achievement ever seen. Yet admirable men though the astronauts were, Ip 275 UGM 1979
the Lake Mead atomic power station -- it's an impressive achievement to keep it running, though they're obviously stretched. McNair andp 141 HA 1981
things I touch. All the same, it's the only real achievement I've managed to pull off here.‘ ‘Then why try top 83 DC 1987
this total inversion of the truth may be the greatest achievement of this astute, devious and mysterious man. Observer Sinister Spiderp 51 UGM 1989
the biologist's silent wonder gave him the first sense of achievement he had ever known. Johnson had learned her name fromp 1161 DCG 1990
of ignorance and hatred, and I suspect that Mao's real achievement was to allow the Chinese, a supremely stoic and unemotionalp 38 UGM 1992
the world will listen to us. Chaplin -- Chaplin's great achievement was to discredit the body, and to ridicule every notionp 276 UGM 1992
home-coming crew, who seemed gratified by the interest in their achievement, unaware that whenever they appeared on screen their images werep 1177 MFM 1992
the most famous scientist of the twentieth century, a remarkable achievement bearing in mind that few people outside the realm ofp 149 UGM 1993
remembered 50,000 years from now, but to us his achievement means almost nothing. There are no teapots shaped like anp 193 UGM 1993
pregnant.‘ ‘And Monique.‘ ‘Monique, too -- and that's quite an achievement. I never thought you'd make it. We need as manyp 189 RP 1994
plane never left the ground.‘ ‘That must be quite an achievement. I like pilots -- Beryl Markham is my hero.‘ ‘Ap 42 SC 2000
presidential suite. Together they seemed to be celebrating a notable achievement, perhaps a large and unexpected donation to the refuge. Yetp 153 SC 2000
wrong. So he bundles them into his car.‘ ‘Quite an achievement,‘ I commented. ‘He can drive a car and keep hisp 177 SC 2000
callous asides. But he was clearly proud of his dubious achievement and its insane logic, a therapeutic breakthrough that would neverp 262 SC 2000
splinter from his thumb. ‘In a way it's quite an achievement. Back in the nineteen-thirties it needed a lot of twistedp 167 KC 2006
of childhood, and emphasised the importance of being adult, an achievement in its own right. Children were an appendage to thep 44 ML 2008
petard of its own undisputed mastery of self-advertisement. The real achievements of Ernst, Tanguy and Magritte have only just begun top 84 UGM 1966
he was older than Silverberg and Georges Duval, his intellectual achievements seemed prodigious. The degree he was collecting was his thirdp 772 CA 1968
within themselves, or indeed to their own failings. The great achievements of mankind, its commerce, art and industry, had been basedp 846 LDG 1976
no danger, two provincial parents eclipsed by their son's extraordinary achievements but none the less proud of him. There was ap 147 UDC 1979
you probably assume that I am a man of few achievements. The shabby briefcase between my worn heels, the stained suitp 1105 MWM 1985
the same obvious pride in their son's academic and sporting achievements that the Millers‘ had shown, the same friendly homework remindersp 29 RW 1988
and character undimmed, and constitute one of the most remarkable achievements of modern fiction, composed against the greatest conceivable odds. Independentp 133 UGM 1991
the same time, our researches have shown that despite these achievements the peoples of this planet have in other respects scarcelyp 1185 ROP 1992
had crossed his own mind more than once. Summarizing Deng's achievements, Sir Richard speculates about the future facing China after hisp 55 UGM 1993
me as remarkable that one of the twentieth century's greatest achievements, Neil Armstrong's landing on the Moon, a triumph of couragep 192 UGM 1993
to selling the world its most refreshing burp. Coca-Cola's heroic achievements during the Second World War were well rewarded, and itsp 214 UGM 1993
in his one-man militia, and proudly showed her all the achievements of the sanctuary. He promised her that he would returnp 193 RP 1994
Tate Modern, and he did not disagree. Among its many achievements, This is Tomorrow is generally thought of as the birthplacep 187 ML 2008