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  • verb archaic Third-person singular simple present indicative form of attain.

Etymologies

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attain +‎ -eth

Examples

  • But the Roman name attaineth the true use and cause thereof, naming them participes curarum; for it is that which tieth the knot.

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  • But the Roman name attaineth the true use and cause thereof, naming them participes curarum [partners of cares]; for it is that which tieth the knot.

    XXVII. Of Friendship

  • But the Roman name attaineth the true use and cause thereof, naming them "participes curarum"; for it is that which tieth the knot.

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 3

  • Whoso attaineth thereto shall have peace, the prospect of death and the hope of Hell.

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  • When the Judge his seat attaineth, and each hidden deed arraigneth, nothing unavenged remaineth.

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  • Whoso cloth thus and obeyeth the commandment of his Lord, his desire attaineth and the orders of his God maintaineth; so Providence preserveth him from the perils of the present world and maketh ample his recompense in the future world; for indeed He neglecteth not the reward of the righteous.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Magnanimous Sire, Creator of day and Night, whom attaineth no sight.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • So they fell to comforting him and exhorting him to patience and offering up prayers for his reunion with his wife; whilst his sister said to him, O my brother, be of good cheer and keep thine eyes cool and clear and be patient; so shalt thou win thy will; for whoso hath patience and waiteth, that he seeketh attaineth.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Quoth the flea, Verily, it is not good that one strives for aught, unless he be able to win his will; because, if he lack ability thereto, he falleth into that which he should avoid and he attaineth not his wish by reason of his weakness, albeit he use all power of cunning, like the sparrow which picketh up grain and falleth into the net and is caught by the fowler.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Whoso combineth these three qualities attaineth perfection, and he who addeth thereto the piety and fear of the

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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