The Trojans are a weak-kneed
people, or ere this you would have had a shirt of stones for the wrongs you have done them.
This commodious ottoman has since been removed, to the extreme regret of all weak-kneed
lovers of the fine arts, but the gentleman in question had taken serene possession of its softest spot, and, with his head thrown back and his legs outstretched, was staring at Murillo's beautiful moon-borne Madonna in profound enjoyment of his posture.
Every vehicle that passes he expects is going to run into him; and he never finds himself ascending or descending a hill without immediately beginning to speculate upon his chances, supposing--as seems extremely probable--that the weak-kneed
controller of his destiny should let go.
Winks was the master of the upper third, a weak-kneed
man with drooping eye-lids, He was too tall for his strength, and his movements were slow and languid.
Beauty Smith was known far and wide as the weakest of weak-kneed
and snivelling cowards.
Behind his counter he was a superior being, calmly conscious of special knowledge and worth; outside he was a weak-kneed
, purblind, motorman-cursed rambler, with ill-fitting clothes stained with chemicals and smelling of socotrine aloes and valerianate of ammonia.
politicians the boot or all those bonnie lads and lasses lost their lives for nothing.
Survivor nations on this planet are those prepared to enforce sustainable population, the weak-kneed
are doomed to a lifetime of food and water rationing, probably collapsing into Mad Max anarchy
Is it because the weak-kneed
deal is increasingly unpopular with the public?
There's something old, as the title says, and plenty borrowed in this Britpop breeze, a bit weak-kneed
compared to Good Vibrations.
If Washington were to become weak-kneed
and back down: Netanyahu would win, peace would lose, and the US will not, any time soon, get another opportunity to restore its leadership in the region.
WHAT a weak-kneed
and myopic bunch, those teachers who closed schools on Tuesday for a Muslim celebration.