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  • But had it failed? (9)
  • I tried but failed. (12)
  • But the plot failed. (19)
  • It failed to convince. (8)
  • Mrs. Scott failed of the point. (9)
  • She has failed to drown herself. (8)
  • That fellow to have her love, where he had failed! (8)
  • Never has he failed in generosity. (10)
  • What should he do if she failed him? (8)
  • He failed dismally, for three reasons. (8)
  • As for pluck, I never failed in that yet. (10)
  • Algernon failed to command his countenance. (22)
  • Erotic had failed to win the Lancashire Cup. (8)
  • Their effort to scale the camshot had failed. (10)
  • He checked it, or the power to speak it failed. (10)
  • I do not mind owning that in others I have failed. (9)
  • Then her self-possession failed, and she looked down. (8)
  • And she had failed because of her being only a woman! (10)
  • Our invasion of the Gulf States had apparently failed. (7)
  • He had lived his own way and had failed, rather miserably. (13)
  • The dinner failed of the pleasure he had expected from it. (10)
  • At all events, he failed to have a meeting on this journey. (18)
  • He was prompted to betray and confess himself: courage failed. (10)
  • He was prompted to betray and confess himself: courage failed. (22)
  • In the end James R. Osgood failed, though all his enterprises succeeded. (9)
  • He once backed a gipsy prizefighter, who failed to keep his appointment. (10)
  • England has confessedly failed; the world says it, the country admits it. (10)
  • My theoretical and his practical knowledge together could not have failed. (4)
  • A dragon-fly brushed her cheek; she saw it vanish where the sunlight failed. (8)
  • On such points Mrs. Chump never failed to bring the conversation to a block. (10)
  • Lord Valleys had tried to understand them, but up to the present he had failed. (8)
  • The tiny squawking noise that fell on his ears entirely failed to reassure him. (8)
  • And calling to the little low white dog she quite failed to attract his attention. (8)
  • If a French colonist failed to attend church regularly, he was sent off to prison. (19)
  • She tried to withdraw it, failed, gave up the attempt, and looked at him wistfully. (8)
  • He failed, and sank back groaning with the pain of the exertion and disappointment. (10)
  • In both it seems to me that she has failed of the recognition which her work merits. (9)
  • The instant his consciousness of a superior strength failed him he acknowledged it. (10)
  • He tried to punish him by separating Lottie from him, but failed as signally in that. (9)
  • Poets would have failed at such a time, and he was not one, but an orator enamoured. (10)
  • She tried to rise, and failed in the effort, and superstitiously renewed her prayer. (10)
  • At last she announced that she knew what it was, but Rhoda failed to express curiosity. (10)
  • We failed: as none else in this neighbourhood could fail, but we failed. (10)
  • Those little laughs were worst of all to hear; they never failed to bring tears into his eyes. (8)
  • I had not the least question of them, and I had failed to worry my wife with a pretended doubt. (9)
  • Vittoria could be sallow in despondency; but this Violetta never failed in plumpness and freshness. (10)
  • I think that I failed in this, but apparently I succeeded in giving them an evening of dazzling splendour. (9)
  • If Jeff had even this, the sort of standing in college which he failed of would easily have been won, too. (9)
  • The garden-gate, whose lofty spikes he had so often crowned with empty water-bottles, failed to rouse him. (8)
  • They failed because midway they lost the vision to select the right instruments put in our way by heaven. (10)
  • It was in poetry and in romance that they excelled; in the novel, so far as they attempted it, they failed. (9)
  • Winton, whom at least she never failed, watched that glorious fluttering with quiet pride and satisfaction. (8)
  • If it does not please these, it may still be poetry, but it is poetry which has failed of its truest office. (9)
  • Mrs. Pendyce felt he was grieving that she failed to see whatever it was he saw up there, and she was sorry. (8)
  • Strategy had failed at Detroit, he must now fire the torch of Indian hatred and openly assault the stronghold. (19)
  • Why it was to be kept secret, they failed to inquire; the mystery was possibly not without its delights to them. (10)
  • His power of decision again failed; he reached the house without knowing what he should do if he did find her there. (8)
  • He became interested in a piano manufactory and when the firm failed, he established another, which is still carried on. (3)
  • Official investigation had failed to reveal anything definite about the work, which was said to be in process of printing. (16)
  • The rent of the furnished house they had taken was such that if they failed their experiment would be little less than ruinous. (9)
  • At least, whenever he and his brother Hippias got together, they never failed to try whether one leg, or two, stood the bottle best. (10)
  • And he began to look very closely at the faces around him, hoping to find out from types what he had failed to ascertain from classes. (8)
  • But, again, the sense of humor failed him in his need and despite his disbelief he was profoundly disturbed by that which he did not believe. (1)
  • Just one gleam of sunlight was still slanting through the doorway; it failed by a yard or so to reach the kneeling countrywoman, and Anna watched. (8)
  • Deeds of gallantry done as an officer in war (defending his country too) distinguished the soldier, but failed to add the eagle feather to the man. (10)
  • So, the parading of Austria, the towering athlete, failed of its complete lesson of intimidation, and only ruffled the surface of insurgent hearts. (10)
  • Meanwhile a land force of 1300 men, under Colonel Winthrop, had failed, through sickness and mismanagement, to reach Montreal by way of Lake Champlain. (19)
  • Here, oddly enough, the spell of the Wild Margrave weakened in the presence of his portrait, which signally failed to justify his fame of furious tyrant. (9)
  • He worked faithfully enough in his enterprise, but sometimes he failed to seize occasions that in his younger days he would have turned to golden account. (9)
  • But he had, in his calculation, failed also to count on a peculiar nervous fretfulness, that the necessity to reiterate an explanation in whispers must superinduce. (10)
  • Mrs. Melville perceived that it pained the refugee Countess, and gave her the glance intelligible; but the Countess never missed glances, or failed to interpret them. (10)

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