He has come to the conclusion," Cathcart said, "that the scheme is impracticable altogether and the concessions worthless
Many of these were to prove utterly worthless, but some few of them were to show up more astoundingly than any on Bonanza.
In one way or another (to say nothing of the many worthless creeks) he came into possession of properties on the good creeks, such as Sulphur, Dominion, Excelsis, Siwash, Cristo, Alhambra, and Doolittle.
He was a sneak and a thief, a mischief-maker, a fomenter of trouble; and irate squaws told him to his face, the while he eyed them alert and ready to dodge any quick-flung missile, that he was a wolf and worthless
and bound to come to an evil end.
O'er their most worthless
work; and I'm afraid
His father, who was called Mad Jack, was wild and worthless
, his mother was a wealthy woman, but weak and passionate, and in a short time after her marriage her husband spent nearly all her money.
the daughters of Hecaterus) were born the divine mountain Nymphs and the tribe of worthless
, helpless Satyrs, and the divine Curetes, sportive dancers.
And again, that as these acquisitions are in themselves generally worthless
, so are the means to attain them not only base and infamous, but at best incertain, and always full of danger.
For moral courage is a worthless asset on this little floating world.
All your experience of men and things is worthless here.
In the world even the best things are worthless
without those who represent them: those representers, the people call great men.
Levin's conviction that it could not be was founded on the idea that in the eyes of her family he was a disadvantageous and worthless
match for the charming Kitty, and that Kitty herself could not love him.
This adventurous and venerable patriarch was now seen making his last remove; placing the "endless river" between him and the multitude his own success had drawn around him, and seeking for the renewal of enjoyments which were rendered worthless in his eyes, when trammelled by the forms of human institutions.
In place of the usual deer-skin belt, he wore around his body a tarnished silken sash of the most gaudy colours; the buck-horn haft of his knife was profusely decorated with plates of silver; the marten's fur of his cap was of a fineness and shadowing that a queen might covet; the buttons of his rude and soiled blanket-coat were of the glittering coinage of Mexico; the stock of his rifle was of beautiful mahogany, riveted and banded with the same precious metal, and the trinkets of no less than three worthless watches dangled from different parts of his person.
Everything being hollow and worthless
, she had missed nothing and sacrificed nothing.