The determination was the result of long years of quiet and rather ineffectual
said D'Artagnan, abandoning the attempt to burst open the panel after several ineffectual
attempts, "Athos, I cannot imagine how you can talk to us in that way.
Shortly after Captain Bonneville's ineffectual
attempt to participate in the trade of the associated camp, the supplies of the Hudson's Bay Company arrived; and the resident trader was enabled to monopolize the market.
Adam, after making an ineffectual
attempt to eat, put the food in his pocket, and, drinking a draught of ale, declared himself ready to set off.
As we slowly advanced up the bay, numerous canoes pushed off from the surrounding shores, and we were soon in the midst of quite a flotilla of them, their savage occupants struggling to get aboard of us, and jostling one another in their ineffectual
He was aware of the wish of the American government, already stated, that the fur trade within its boundaries should be in the hands of American citizens, and of the ineffectual
measures it had taken to accomplish that object.
At Basle we were joined by my brother Alfred, now a handsome, self- confident man of six-and-twenty--a thorough contrast to my fragile, nervous, ineffectual
It was a strange satisfaction, and yet it was a satisfaction; the barren stillness of the place seemed to be his own release from ineffectual
Ethan, consumed with the longing for a last moment alone with Mattie, hung about impatiently while Denis made an ineffectual
search in the obscurer corners of the store.
The patch of lawn before it had relapsed into a hay- field; but to the left an overgrown box-garden full of dahlias and rusty rose-bushes encircled a ghostly summer- house of trellis-work that had once been white, surmounted by a wooden Cupid who had lost his bow and arrow but continued to take ineffectual
For some time her young friend felt obliged to her for these wishes; but they were repeated so often, and proved so totally ineffectual
, that Catherine grew tired at last, and would thank her no more.
The balloon ascended, and, after several ineffectual
attempts, fell into a current that, although not rapid, bore them toward the northwest.
The whole air-fleet immediately went up steeply to a height of about twelve thousand feet and at that level passed unscathed over the ineffectual
I tried medicine and exercise, but it was useless, and my father came to take my letters off my hands while I gave myself some ineffectual
The word 'dead' was ineffectual
to express her feelings.