George Grafton was a banker, by inheritance and to some extent by acquirement.
He gave his days and nights to the acquirement of various sciences.
And because experience of foreign countries was expensive and hard to come at, the acquirement of it gave prestige to a young man.
Holiness, to be truly human, must not only be a gift, but an acquirement.
In a book the technical part can serve only to point the way, because the acquirement of technique demands practical experience.
She has, indeed, a natural politeness, which transcends all acquirement.
The uninformed mind seems insensible of the idea of the right of possession which the labour of acquirement gives.
The grand thing that is needed is to give the sexes like motives for acquirement.
It is even a question whether a certain egotism is not necessary to the acquirement of a certain happiness.
"I think you will find the acquirement of French and Italian sufficient discipline," said he.