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unproductive of success

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So, for this play, the foot becomes an appendage in crisis, looking for the ground, keeping (or refusing) faith with it, enduring its unavailability, galled and kibed and sore and bootless.
Because of the flexibility required in aiding-and-abetting cases, writing an all-encompassing set of rules for courts to apply to aiding-and-abetting law would be a bootless errand.
In several paradigm "ignorance" has a different meaning of "without knowledge", has applied bootless speaking that their consideration is not the work of this written.
However, the possibility of losing at trial--a genuine possibility under a de novo standard of review--hopefully provides adequate incentive to the IRS to sharpen its thought processes and to avoid setting up bootless adjustments.
In one of his most famous sonnets about love and its sometimes accompanying depression, Shakespeare wrote about "trouble(ing) deaf heaven with my bootless cries.
We may, as bootless, spend our vain command / Upon th' enraged soldiers in their spoil, / As send our precepts to the leviathan, / To come ashore.
Shakespeare's Sonnet 29 reads in full as follows: When, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes, I all alone beweep my outcast state And trouble deaf heaven with my bootless cries And look upon myself and curse my fate, Wishing me like to one more rich in hope, Featured like him, like him with friends possess'd, Desiring this man's art and that man's scope, With what I mast enjoy contented least; Yet in these thoughts myself almost despising, Haply I think on thee, and then my state, Like to the lark at break of day arising From sullen earth, sings hymns at heaven's gate; For thy sweet love remernber'd such wealth brings That then I scorn to change my state with kings.
Another colleague went bootless to Cyprus but had chanced his arm on arrival at Larnaca Airport and asked Darren Fletcher if he could borrow a pair of his.
The latter occupy territory to the east of Port Moresby beyond an inlet now called Bootless Inlet and in former times, when they were the enemy of the Western Motu, were called the Lakwaharu.
But if two theories are both appealing, though in different, incommensurate ways, it would, as I suggested at the beginning of this response, most likely be bootless to argue that one theory is more appealing than the other.
as a cooling warmth embraces our searching soles as the land vapour rises like a bootless infantry and through her liberated pores our earth breathes again.
An understanding of logical form would be bootless without a prior understanding of the constitution of human existence.
out of all that empty sound and bootless fury one silence, among that loud and moiling all of them just one simple enough to believe that horror and outrage were first and last simply horror and outrage and was crude enough to act upon that, illiterate and had no words for talking .
When you read newspaper reports that women trainees in a national coaching institute are being used as maidservants to serve tea and snacks to visitors, or coaches sexually exploiting them, or sportswomen at the national level getting stale bread for their breakfast, you know that the attitude towards women's sports hasn't changed much from the days when Hem and her friends played bootless football on their school ground.