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Often it means only that a lucky formula was hit upon early in a career that was thereafter sustained by a ready audience.The Stacks: Edward Hopper’s X-Ray Vision|Hilton Kramer|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a recent speech, Rubio hit upon the right combination of anxiety and hope.Stock Market America and the Rest of Us|Lloyd Green|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The military has, on occasion, hit upon winning—if brutal—tactics.On the Contraband Trail With Libya’s Gun Smugglers|Peter Schwartzstein|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead of laying down concrete and asphalt on the ground, the Brusaws hit upon the idea of using pavers.Pave the Roads With Solar Panels?|The Daily Beast|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bdour, for one, is convinced the camp has hit upon a winning formula.Syria’s Female Refugee Soccer Stars|Peter Schwartzstein|March 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He could hit upon no plan, and he couldn't muster confidence to turn in.
If Alfaretta had tried she couldn't have hit upon a more terrifying word to her hearer.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
About fifteen years ago, a donkey driver accidentally hit upon a productive silver mine.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Rabelais was not more cunning when he hit upon his stratagem for getting carried to Paris.Friend Mac Donald|Max O'Rell
It is perhaps less difficult for uncommon minds to hit upon the grand and the sublime than to avoid all kinds of errors.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre|Jean de La Bruyre