Formerly the anger of the father was the supremely effective
sanction of these rites, but Mr Verloc's placidity in domestic life would have made all mention of anger incredible even to poor Stevie's nervousness.
I believe the students would rather take the pills than study, and certainly the pills are a more effective
Again and again the Arabs charged, at last forming a stationary circle about the little fortress, and outside the effective
range of the defenders' arrows.
He was now too close upon me for the cudgel to prove of any effective
assistance, so I merely threw it as heavily as I could at his advancing bulk.
The arrangement commended itself to his judgement as simple and effective
Nor with such a man could you expect the appeal to conscience to be effective