- v. take possession of
“But not until the industrial world is re-organized and resystematized upon the platform of the golden rule, can woman enter upon her career of absolute economic independence without adding to the accumulated train of evils in the mad struggle, when every hand clutches at both its own and its brother's portion.”
“Anonimo, Titian was taken from Cadore to Venice, there to enter upon the serious study of painting.”
“My interest was thoroughly aroused, and by the kind offices of the gentlemen in charge of the Library in the Surgeon-general's office its fund of well-arranged material was kindly placed at my disposal, so that I was enabled at once to enter upon the study of the subject which had so deeply engrossed my attention.”
“Monsieur Coulon was commissioned to thank me, and to request me in the name of the board to keep the place in mind; should I prefer it, however, he doubts not that whatever the city could not do might be made good by subscription before next autumn, in which case I could enter upon office at once.”
“Smith, before entering the Academy, had graduated at the Hartford High School, and was well prepared to enter upon the new course of studies at West Point.”
“This question I have discussed in another place10 and cannot enter upon here.”
“Hohenzollern family, George Frederick of Ansbach-Bayreuth, persuaded the Brandenburg branch of the family to enter upon a far-reaching policy of extension which, in the end, resulted in leading the dynasty and the state over which it reigned into an entirely new path.”
“As Mr. Blackmore had made physic his chief study, so he repaired to London to enter upon the practice of it, and no long after he was chosen fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, by the charter of King James II.”
“In 1858 he was blinded by a shooting accident, in spite of which he continued to prosecute his studies, especially in economics, and in 1863 published his Manual of Political Economy, becoming in the same year Prof. of Political Economy in Cambridge Having strong political views he desired to enter upon a political career, and after repeated defeats was elected M.P. for Brighton.”
“Long ago, we should have surrendered as to a conqueror: now, however, we know that princes of the mind, though they must be valorous and potent as of yore, can enter upon no heritance save that which naturally awaits them, and has been made theirs by long and intricate processes.”
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