Unable to detect a weak point
in this scheme of mutual advantage, the financier gave the promoter in disguise an order for the money, and wrote a note to his wife directing her to count out the girl.
Lecount's one weak point
, if she has such a thing at all, is a taste for science, implanted by her deceased husband, the professor.
Myself, forgetting the forest, I tackled a glass panel and began to finger it in every direction, hunting for the weak point
on which to press in order to turn the door in accordance with Erik's system of pivots.
The weak point
in the system of the Circles -- if a humble Square may venture to speak of anything Circular as containing any element of weakness -- appears to me to be found in their relations with Women.
There lies the weak point
of the whole conspiracy--it crumbles to pieces if we attack it in that way, and the means of attacking it are in possession of the Count.
There was another silence, and then the little priest said: "There is only one weak point
, Mrs Boulnois, in all your very vivid account.
Of course, it's the weak point
of this special system, which is only for my own use.
The only persons not asleep were the landlady's daughter and her servant Maritornes, who, knowing the weak point
of Don Quixote's humour, and that he was outside the inn mounting guard in armour and on horseback, resolved, the pair of them, to play some trick upon him, or at any rate to amuse themselves for a while by listening to his nonsense.
I was always conscious of that weak point
of mine, and sometimes very much afraid of it.
Rose laughed at this reckless offer, but promised to attend to that important branch, though she confessed that darning was her weak point
. Whereupon Uncle Alec engaged to supply her with socks in all stages of dilapidation, and to have a new set at once, so that she could run the heels for him as a pleasant beginning.
"I'm going to have the little carriage, and Baptiste can drive, so you'll have nothing to do but hold your umbrella, and keep your gloves nice," returned Amy, with a sarcastic glance at the immaculate kids, which were a weak point
The weak point
of all these movements, Miss Datchet," he continued, taking his place at the table and turning to Mary as usual when about to deliver his more profound cogitations, "is that they are not based upon sufficiently intellectual grounds.