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''I attempted to sing, but my throat was too hoarse.''
''to attempt an escape from prison''
1842, (w), ''The Village Blacksmith''
- Something attempted, something done, / Has earned a night's repose.
(quote-journal)| passage=Some poems, echoing the purpose of early poetic treatises on scientific principles, attempt to elucidate the mathematical concepts that underlie prime numbers. Others play with primes’ cultural associations. Still others derive their structure from mathematical patterns involving primes.
To try to move, by entreaty, by afflictions, or by temptations; to tempt.
c. 1604, (w), ''(w)''
- Yet since I see you fearful, that neither my coat, integrity, nor persuasion can with ease attempt you, I will go further than I meant, to pluck all fears out of you.
To try to win, subdue, or overcome.
''one who attempts the virtue of a woman''
To attack; to make an effort or attack upon; to try to take by force.
''to attempt the enemy's camp''
1830, John Motley, ''The Rise of the Dutch Republic''
- without attempting his adversary's life
The action of trying at something. (defdate)
''We made an attempt to cross the stream, but didn't manage.''
''This poem is much better than the feeble attempt of mine.''
''It was worth the attempt.''
''No matter how many failed attempts we made, we maintained a positive attitude and tried again and again until we succeeded.''
(quote-journal)| url=http://www.americanscientist.org/issues/pub/the-british-longitude-act-reconsidered| passage=But was it responsible governance to pass the Longitude Act without other efforts to protect British seamen? Or might it have been subterfuge—a disingenuous attempt to shift attention away from the realities of their life at sea
1584 ''No man can charge us of any attempt against the realm.'' (Allen's Defence Of English Catholics, cited after Edinburgh review 1883, p. 378)