Edgar Caswall tortured his brain for a long time unavailingly
, to think of some means of getting rid of what he, as well as his neighbours, had come to regard as a plague of birds.
In this state, the voice of the preacher thundered remorselessly, but unavailingly
, upon her ears.
Jack pleaded with his mother; but all unavailingly
I know the story--don't go into details that only harrow your soul up unavailingly
There had once been a water-mill beneath; the tide foaming and chafing round the few rotten stakes, and fragments of machinery that yet remained, seemed to dart onward, with a new impulse, when freed from the obstacles which had unavailingly
attempted to stem its headlong course.
With their sad sisterhood are intermingled many youthful maidens who have sickened in aristocratic mansions, and for whose aid science has unavailingly
searched its volumes, and whom breathless love has watched.
There he is, no doubt, in his impossible attitude, pointing, unavailingly
, all night long.
Clennam tried to do honour to the meal, but unavailingly
Incontinently his little white apron would be caught up over his head like a naughty boy's garments, and his feeble little cane would be seen to wrestle and struggle unavailingly
in his hand, and his legs would undergo tremendous agitation, and Toby himself all aslant, and facing now in this direction, now in that, would be so banged and buffeted, and to touzled, and worried, and hustled, and lifted off his feet, as to render it a state of things but one degree removed from a positive miracle, that he wasn't carried up bodily into the air as a colony of frogs or snails or other very portable creatures sometimes are, and rained down again, to the great astonishment of the natives, on some strange corner of the world where ticket- porters are unknown.
These people, though fully conscious of their wealth and power in the aggregate, are still unsure of themselves individually, still basically on the defense and still striving, as yet unavailingly
but very defiantly, after national unity.
To remove this impatience, I can but express my own profound conviction that the beginner who has mastered this mathematical introduction will have solved, before he knows that he has even met them, some of the most crucial problems of Political Economy on which the foremost Economists have disputed unavailingly
for generations for lack of applying the mathematical method.
Sotomayor's position in Schuette will make sense, though, if a liberal Court majority jettisons diversity in favor of the wider justification for affirmative action urged, unavailingly
, by Justices Blackmun, Brennan, Marshall, and White in Bakke.