14 examples of Accustom in a sentence
Throughout the Hemisphere, paternalistic governments
people to receiving just enough to survive instead of participating in society.
He talked but never ceased thinking of his wife, of the details of her present condition, and of his son – to the idea of whose existence he painstakingly tried to
He knew that his father and mother had had a quarrel which separated them; knew that it was his fate to remain with his father, and he tried to
himself to that thought.
One ought not to
oneself to impossible pleasures when there are a thousand demands upon one."
Nevertheless, not shrinking from what he called his mission, he returned to Bovary's in company with Canivet whom Monsieur Lariviere, before leaving, had strongly urged to make this visit; and he would, but for his wife's objections, have taken his two sons with him, in order to
them to great occasions; that this might be a lesson, an example, a solemn picture, that should remain in their heads later on.
In the whole of her subsequent manner, she traced the direction of a mind awakened to reasonable exertion; for no sooner had they entered their common sitting-room, than Marianne turned her eyes around it with a look of resolute firmness, as if determined at once to
herself to the sight of every object with which the remembrance of Willoughby could be connected.--She said little, but every sentence aimed at cheerfulness, and though a sigh sometimes escaped her, it never passed away without the atonement of a smile.
As to the horse, ride him a little every day, and that will
you to his maneuvers."
"The evening came on, and with it darkness; but however profound was this darkness, my eyes began to
themselves to it.
You are aware that my plan in bringing up these girls is, not to
them to habits of luxury and indulgence, but to render them hardy, patient, self-denying.
I see you can say nothing in the first place, you are faint still, and have enough to do to draw your breath; in the second place, you cannot yet
yourself to accuse and revile me, and besides, the flood-gates of tears are opened, and they would rush out if you spoke much; and you have no desire to expostulate, to upbraid, to make a scene: you are thinking how _to act_--_talking_ you consider is of no use.
But these are the principal masses which were then to be distinguished when the eye began to
itself to this tumult of edifices.
She often reproached herself for not feeling a gratitude which should close her eyes, but decidedly, she could not
herself to the poor bellringer.
She would cry a little at the beginning, but she would come to
herself to it, and you would thank me one day for what you had done.
“Oh, I was not brought up to be fearful; they
us to everything in America, and I assure you that the shot from the Iroquois will not make me lower my head.”