Definition: making an earnest attempt; trying very hard; exerting great effort; striving

• Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. — Dale Carnegie (1888–1955) American writer and lecturer
• The young fear failure. The middle-aged have come to doubt success. The elderly know both failure and success are false; it is effort alone that counts. — Dr. George Sheehan (1918-1993) United States Naval Doctor

Legendary Object: the search for the Holy Grail