The day before there had been an attempt to abduct him, she says.
Honest conservatives make no attempt to hide the real intent of voter ID laws.
With Athens recently alarmed by a half-dozen cases of West Nile virus, the attempt at humor went mostly unappreciated.
As he tries again, Patricia Murphy explains why the first attempt failed.
He is due to face questioning by the police later this week, as they attempt to unpick the details of this amazing case.
In 1858, an attempt was made to save it by revolutionizing its constitution and management.
As to some of the others, I cannot wonder at any thing they do, or attempt to do, where self is concerned.
It was a manoeuvre, and there would be an attempt to rescue, after all.
And in making this attempt I must write from my own experience.
I am sorry that I had a moment's compassion and made the attempt.
1530s, from attempt (v.). Meaning "effort to accomplish something by violence" is from 1580s, especially as an assault on someone's life.