Usage examples for weakness

  1. The danger of devotion to such knowledge lies merely in our weakness. – Oxford Lectures on Poetry by Andrew Cecil Bradley
  2. In a moment the weakness passed, and she was her brave, quiet self once more. – A Day Of Fate by E. P. Roe
  3. I honor the weakness as I cannot always what seems the later strength. – The Autobiography of a Journalist, Volume I by William James Stillman
  4. He would burn the letter, she knew he would, without speaking of it, far less showing it to any human being; she suffered enough, without having her miserable weakness betrayed for the amusement of Miss Vavasour. – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  5. But he felt the weakness of his position in that he could not remain present upon the ground and see the working of his words. – An Old Man's Love by Anthony Trollope
  6. He had not yet formed his habit of lying for whole days in bed and reading and writing there, yet he was a good deal in bed, from weakness, I suppose, and for the mere comfort of it. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  7. Weakness is the only trouble now." – Blind Policy by George Manville Fenn
  8. I have a great weakness for the American girl, she always puts her heart in what she is about. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  9. Would she love him as well in strength as in weakness? – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  10. But she knew her strength, and knew his weakness and was not afraid. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  11. At which token of weakness, Hazen stirred and took the words from her mouth. – The Chief Legatee by Anna Katharine Green
  12. Such weakness I would ever prove; 'Tis painful, though 'tis sweet to love. – The Poetical Works of Henry Kirke White With a Memoir by Sir Harris Nicolas by Henry Kirke White
  13. They deal with youth and hope instead of crime, weakness, and failure. – An Introduction to Shakespeare by H. N. MacCracken F. E. Pierce W. H. Durham
  14. Yes, in spite of all his weakness. – Redemption and Two Other Plays by Leo Tolstoy
  15. Bonaparte had the weakness at once to fear Fouche and to think him necessary. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  16. None knew of her weakness. – An Old Man's Love by Anthony Trollope
  17. His strength is perfect weakness! – History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians by George Mogridge
  18. They had always been friends, but in her weakness he felt nearer to her than ever before. – The Shadow of the East by E. M. Hull
  19. Till then you must be content with this- she is here through no fault or weakness of her own." – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland