Neither of these attempts is practicable.
It took him two attempts, but he managed a clumsy mount and sat uneasily in the saddle for a moment before turning his attention to the other two.
I don't mean the four attempts on the one case.
Understanding crossed his features, and he unwound it, ignoring her attempts to slap him away.
Gabriel replaced the hourglass after several unsuccessful attempts to shake it.
Multi-colored strobe lights pulsed around the overcrowded, vampire-themed club while electronica drowned out most attempts at conversation.
She was a horrible liar, uncertain enough in her attempts that he assessed she didn't do it often.
The plague of 1665, carried hither from London, almost depopulated this village, and the name of the rector, William Mompesson, attracted wide notice on account of his brave attempts to combat the outbreak.
Her gentle attempts to get Lisa to sit were futile.
Other than occasional attempts to draw him out, she respected his privacy.
Eventually her attempts to tame him paid off, and he allowed her to touch him - provided she was careful not to move too quickly.
Howie had watched her abduction after several attempts, but failed to capture the license plate number.
Unfortunately, it occurred over night and we couldn't fix the time in spite of three attempts to do so.
"The command center," I said, possessing an over whelming need to do something tangible or at least be where positive attempts were undertaken.
He wouldn't respond to her mind manipulation attempts, and he was able to control Jonny.
The mention of him reminded her of her cramped stomach and the half dozen failed attempts to eat normal food.
She reached into the cage and, after several foiled attempts, managed to capture one of the little bunnies.
But after a few more attempts at rousing him, she was convinced that the frown was purely coincidence.
All the surgeries the third year" he shook his head "desperate attempts by me to undo what I'd done."
Being underground meant he was a much harder target to hit, yet despite his attempts to convince his brother to act likewise, he'd not yet succeeded.
After several failed attempts to communicate, they proceeded in silence to the nearest town, a coastal resort-like town.
After several attempts, the two older boys were satisfied and moved onto another strike and then another block.
There would be no more secrets or restraint, no more attempts to deny him.
This phobia about snakes was thwarting her attempts at independence.
His attempts at braiding her dark hair the way she liked it had ended up in a series of knots, because he didn't quite understand how to do it and his man-sized fingers were too clumsy.
Unyielding, even with his attempts to breach her mind and influence her.
His mind control attempts against mine, and we had our own agendas.
The attempts of the government to counteract his influence by founding a rival paper, the Vilag, only increased his importance and added to the political excitement.
After America's entrance into the war they were frequently charged with disloyalty and in many towns attempts were made to suppress them.
All attempts to bribe him were unsuccessful, and Pyrrhus is said to have been so impressed that he released the prisoners without ransom (Plutarch, Pyrrhus, 18).
Numerous attempts have been made to find periodic variations in thunderstorm frequency.
While Cook was speculating on the cause of this phenomenon, and was in the act of ordering out the boats to take soundings, the " Endeavour " struck heavily, and fell over so much that the guns, spare cables, and other heavy gear had at once to be thrown overboard to lighten the ship. As day broke, attempts were made to float the vessel off with the morning tide; but these were unsuccessful.
Few attempts, however, have been made to prospect systematically for this valuable mineral.
The manganese ores of the Bathurst district of New South Wales often contain a small percentage of cobalt - sufficient, indeed, to warrant further attempts to work them.
Attempts have frequently been made to use the mineral for ordinary fuel purposes, but its inferior quality has prevented its general use.
Diamonds are found in all the states; but only in New South Wales have any attempts been made to work the diamond drifts.
It may further be added that materialism can be shown to be an inadequate philosophy in its attempts to account even for the physical universe, for this is inexplicable without the assumption of mind distinct from, and directive of, matter.
She withdrew from the king's society, and in spite of Clarendon's attempts to moderate her resentment, declared she would return to Portugal rather than consent to a base compliance.
The duke of Sully carried out a revision in 1604, and other attempts were made by Mazarin and Colbert, but the extravagarces of Louis XV.
Feverish attempts were made to remedy the lack of warlike stores, but difficulty was experienced on account of the fleet blockading the entrance to the river.
General Roca was induced to undertake the duties of minister of the interior, and his influence in the provinces was sufficient to check any attempts to stir up disturbances at Cordoba or elsewhere.
Where attempts are made to reduce the third theory to practice the result is not satisfactory.