Well, then, I wouldn't say a word about it--declare nothing, and let 'em find out that you have failed
, in the best manner they can.
And I was secretly glad when the markets failed
, even if my clothes did go into pawn.
He said he knew he had failed
in history and he was born to be a disappointment to his parents and he was going home on the morning train; and it would be easier to be a carpenter than a minister, anyhow.
I have failed
at Bombay, and I have failed
at Calcutta; if I fail at Hong Kong, my reputation is lost: Cost what it may, I must succeed
It may be imagined whether I resisted this appeal or failed
to accompany him again, hand in hand, to the schoolroom.
Lecount might along the course which she had hitherto followed, she failed
to see her way through the accumulated obstacles which now barred her advance.
If a hermit could survive a wash, and that failed
to convince a duke, give him up, let him alone.
He appeared to cringe, mute, as if words had failed
him through grief; then - bang
Ojo did not reply, but he was so dejected that even their arrival at the Emerald City failed
to interest him.
Elijah took heart of hope, though he was cast down again when Daylight failed
to find another clump of willows.
ABSORBED in herself, Mercy failed
to notice the opening door or to hear the murmur of voices in the conservatory.
So you have failed
, Countess," her host said, knitting his grey brows at her.