"You mean, Henry, that you have failed
?" For that was a word too familiar in New York not to be understood even by the ladies.
"If I fail
?" He regarded her for a moment as though the thought she had uttered was unthinkable.
Moody Spurgeon still thinks he failed
in history and Charlie says he failed
Any man who fails
to obey his new General will be promptly thrown away.
If anything strikes me in the meanwhile, the post is always at our service, and I won't fail
to write to you."
"How can I?" asked the boy, "when all my attempts to save my dear uncle have failed
Elijah took heart of hope, though he was cast down again when Daylight failed
to find another clump of willows.
My hand was on my friend's arm, but she failed
for the moment, confronted with such an account of the matter, to respond to my pressure.
It was plain to me that La Cote Male Taile had failed
to see the mistress of the house.
Only once he failed
to seize the cabin-door handle at the first grab.
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.