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  • adjective Obsolete form of accomplished.
  • verb obsolete Simple past tense and past participle of accomplish.


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  • For one thing, the translator used "accomplisht" rather than "accomplished" -- that rule was followed consistently, but otherwise he mostly stuck with usual American spellings.

    warmup writing

  • Rest thee in patience until the days of thy widowhood be accomplisht, after which time I will take thee to wife, and thou shalt live in comfort and happiness.

    Tehran Winter

  • Yet before you see that your wife hath accomplisht this desire, you'l find her very much troubled at two several causes, which will make you glad when she hath once obtained them.

    The Ten Pleasures of Marriage and the Second Part, The Confession of the New Married Couple

  • But all that had thus far been done had accomplisht little more, at the outbreak of the war, than to open our eyes to the existence of a problem.

    On the Firing Line in Education

  • _Joshua Sylvester_, a very eminent Translator of his time, especially of the Divine _Du Bartus_, whose six days work of Creation, gain'd him an immortal Fame, having had many great Admirers even to these days, being usher'd into the world by the chiefest Wits of that Age; amongst others, the most accomplisht Mr. _Benjamin Johnson_ thus wrote of him.

    The Lives of the Most Famous English Poets (1687)

  • Page 129 assumptions it is often and ever upset and the line of demarcation rendered more and more obscure by the forbidden but nevertheless accomplisht eminence of members of the submerged group.

    John Merrick. A Biographical Sketch

  • Rest thee in patience; until the days of thy widow-hood [FN#297] be accomplisht "; after which time I will take thee to wife, and thou shalt live in comfort and happiness; and fear not lest my first spouse vex thee or show aught of jealousy, for that she is kindly and tender of heart."

    Arabian nights. English

  • As to those Students you tell me of who are meditating, or by this time may have accomplisht, their Representation, they could only look on me as a Blasphemer ....

    Letters of Edward FitzGerald in Two Volumes Vol. II

  • A great facility in submitting to other People's Censure is sometimes as faulty as a great roughness in rejecting it: for there is no Composure so every way accomplisht, but what would be pared and clipped to nothing if a man would follow the advice of every finical scrupulous Critick, who often would have the best Things left out because forsooth, they are not agreeable to his dull Palate.

    The Present State of Wit (1711) In a Letter to a Friend in the Country

  • Wormeley, T [h] rives soe fast in their Learning noe Doubt the Continuance of a Carefull education will Rendr. them accomplisht Men, Qualified to preserve the Caracter of their Father, and fitt for the Service of their Country, which to my sorrow, I will Complaine to you, having Drawnthe first

    Letter from Robert Carter to Francis Lee, 1702 June 15


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