He walked to all parts of London in answer to the advertisements, and he came to know by sight men who applied as fruitlessly
For two days I searched fruitlessly
back and forth from the inland sea almost to the barrier cliffs for some trace of Ajor, and always I trended northward; but I saw no sign of any human being, not even the band of Galu warriors under Du-seen; and then I commenced to have misgivings.
Other men might have wearied their memories by recalling the churches, the institutions, the streets, the towns in foreign countries, all consecrated to Christian reverence by the great apostle's name, and might have fruitlessly
asked themselves in which direction they were first to turn their steps.
He continued to lay himself out, like a salmon at a fishmonger's, in spite of his empty stomach and the fact that he had fruitlessly
exhibited his enormous moustache and his fine clothes for over three years.
When you first took me into your confidence, and dispatched me on those missions to Miss Bray, I should have told you that I had seen her long before; that her beauty had made an impression upon me which I could not efface; and that I had fruitlessly
endeavoured to trace her, and become acquainted with her history.
I'm beginning to be weary of fruitlessly
championing the truth, and sometimes I'm quite unhinged by it.
He said that he was wearing away his time fruitlessly
where he was, that letters from the friends he had formed in London desired his return to complete the negotiation they had entered into for his Indian enterprise.
With this object, large bodies of the soldiery were several times despatched to the Mansion House to await his orders: but as he could, by no threats or persuasions, be induced to give any, and as the men remained in the open street, fruitlessly
for any good purpose, and thrivingly for a very bad one; these laudable attempts did harm rather than good.