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Quotes of feeble

  1. The feeble soul merely whines and complains – Taylor Caldwell
  2. An epigram is but a feeble thing With straw in tail stuck there by way of sting – William Cowper
  3. What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult – Sigmund Freud
  4. I have always thought of sophistication as rather a feeble substitute for decadence – Christopher Hampton
  5. Judging from the letters I've received from obviously feeble -minded persons who wish I would write another These Old Shades it ought to sell like hot cakes – Georgette Heyer
  6. God is waiting eagerly to respond with new strength to each little act of self -control small disciplines of prayer feeble searching after him And his children shall be filled if they will only hunger and thirst after what he offers – Richard Holloway
  7. A man may be variously accomplished and yet be a feeble poet – George Henry Lewes
  8. A feeble execution is but another phrase for a bad execution and a government ill executed whatever may be its theory must in practice be a bad government – Joseph Story
  9. When we contemplate the heroes of Christianity and compare our feeble efforts with their astonishing performance and self devotion we should fall into despair were there not a few softening features by which they are brought back to the ranks of humanity – John Strachan
  10. It accumulates over the years and I've led so many bands of my own now and forced myself into new situations You would hope that you play better and better until you just get too feeble to do it anymore – Andy Summers
  11. Of my own spirit let me be in sole though feeble mastery – Sara Teasdale
  12. It is the dissimilarities and inequalities among men which give rise to the notion of honor as such differences become less it grows feeble and when they disappear it will vanish too – Alexis de Tocqueville
  13. Brave men do not gather by thousands to torture and murder a single individual so gagged and bound he cannot make even feeble resistance or defense – Ida B. Wells

Usage examples for feeble

  1. Her father knew her he had uttered her name with kindness in his feeble and imperfect and childish way he loved her – Rachel Gray by Julia Kavanagh
  2. The afternoon light already growing feeble in the open air had almost deserted the interior of the shop – Hyacinth 1906 by George A. Birmingham
  3. The teacher lay on his bed looking very feeble indeed – Rico And Wiseli Rico And Stineli, And How Wiseli Was Provided For by Johanna Spyri
  4. She was sad and in very feeble health – Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind by Frances Martin
  5. Freddy managed a feeble smile – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various
  6. It has a feeble motion and is slowly added to and withdrawn from the eye – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  7. The camera obscura is a feeble imitation of the true idea – Caves of Terror by Talbot Mundy
  8. “ Mr Demry sighed heavily opened his eyes with an effort and looking past the bowed head beside him held out a feeble hand for the flowers – Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice
  9. The child was so young and so feeble it seemed doubtful whether it would live – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  10. “ I believe the feeble bit of life in him would go out like a candle that's been blown upon – The Heart of a Woman by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  11. He is getting old and feeble – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  12. He has been so sadly feeble for the last three or four years and I feel that we may lose him at any moment – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  13. He sank back on his pillow exhausted his voice became low and feeble – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  14. They both understood what that feeble gesture meant – Black Jack by Max Brand
  15. “ I 'lows Uncle 'Rasmus is gettin' mighty ole but he ain' so feeble yet but he kin hol' his own agin dese yere red coated sogers ” – The Minute Boys of York Town by James Otis
  16. But I had no idea that you were feeble that way – The Hand of Ethelberta by Thomas Hardy
  17. Jimmy was old now and had of late grown very feeble and we did not like to think of him out in that wild storm – Fishin' Jimmy by Annie Trumbull Slosson
  18. Her voice had grown more and more feeble and now for a moment died away – Anxious Audrey by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  19. Nine all told have been reported four of them old and feeble – The Whelps of the Wolf by George Marsh
  20. Poor Ralph she said to herself he means to do as well as he can but he is so feeble – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope

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