The student may read Homer or AEschylus in the Greek without danger of dissipation or luxuriousness, for it implies that he in some measure emulate
their heroes, and consecrate morning hours to their pages.
Tibo had shuddered at the sight, but he had thrilled, too, and for the first time there entered his dull, Negroid mind a vague desire to emulate
his savage foster parent.
Looking at these aims with which two persons, a man and a woman, so variously and correlatively gifted, are shut up in one house to spend in the nuptial society forty or fifty years, I do not wonder at the emphasis with which the heart prophesies this crisis from early infancy, at the profuse beauty with which the instincts deck the nuptial bower, and nature and intellect and art emulate
each other in the gifts and the melody they bring to the epithalamium.
The gardens were arranged to emulate
those of Versailles, and amidst the terraces and groves there are some huge allegorical waterworks still, which spout and froth stupendously upon fete-days, and frighten one with their enormous aquatic insurrections.
We passed rapidly along; the sun was hot, but we were sheltered from its rays by a kind of canopy while we enjoyed the beauty of the scene, sometimes on one side of the lake, where we saw Mont Saleve, the pleasant banks of Montalegre, and at a distance, surmounting all, the beautiful Mont Blanc and the assemblage of snowy mountains that in vain endeavour to emulate
her; sometimes coasting the opposite banks, we saw the mighty Jura opposing its dark side to the ambition that would quit its native country, and an almost insurmountable barrier to the invader who should wish to enslave it.
Merridew, to emulate
the moderation which Betteredge displays in his relations with me.
Still no sign of expectation or interest escaped from the youngest among them, the whole appearing to emulate
the most phlegmatic of their savage allies, in an exhibition of patience.
The demons of wrath and despair have striven to emulate
those who ride the whirlwind and direct the storm; and man, lashed into madness with the roaring winds and boiling waters, has become for the time as wild and merciless as the elements themselves.
The free trapper combines, in the eye of an Indian girl, all that is dashing and heroic in a warrior of her own race -- whose gait, and garb, and bravery he emulates
-- with all that is gallant and glorious in the white man.
And, it would seem, a lot of auditionees are trying to emulate
The results suggest that African American females who receive free and reduced lunch more frequently exhibit motivational and cognitive self-regulatory attitudes and behaviors in academic settings, achieve higher grade point averages and were more likely to admire, respect and emulate
achievement related behaviors than their same-SES male counterparts.
They were first introduced five springs ago, just before their clubs played each other in a Grapefruit League game, and it wasn't much different from a lot of meetings between a dedicated fan and the hero he grew up trying to emulate