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Achievement, 1) exploit: “and for a. offer us his ransom,” H5 III, 5, 60. “his --s of no less account,” H6A II, 3, 8. Troil. I, 3, 181. Hml. I, 4, 21.
2) acquisition: all the soil of the a. (viz of the crown) “goes with me into the earth,” H4B IV, 5, 190. “a. is command; ungained, beseech,” Troil. I, 2, 319 (when we have obtained what we wished for, we play the masters; if not, the humble suitors). “how my --s mock me,” IV, 2, 71.
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