I failed you and Katie both.
I.ve failed miserably in my role as a foster mom, and he nearly died because of it.
He failed to make the cryptic words in any way friendly, and the cold glare seared through her.
"If her death is so important, and I've already failed once to take her life, you'd call in someone else to do this job," Jule reasoned.
But the brief exercise failed to dispel the glumness for more than a few moments.
After several failed attempts to communicate, they proceeded in silence to the nearest town, a coastal resort-like town.
Carmen was so tired that the icy wind failed to keep her awake.
While her romance session failed to reveal his problem, it did wonders for her confidence.
The arms that rescued her continued to cradle her gently, and what the fall had failed to do to her heart beat, his close proximity completed.
Later, Howie failed to locate a nebulously described address.
It was heart wrenching when sometimes our tip failed to bring about justice.
Howie had watched her abduction after several attempts, but failed to capture the license plate number.
Howie remained obsessed that he'd failed to nail the culprit and when he heard of this later case, he begged Quinn to take enough time away from his wife and new daughter for a single session.
In New Hampshire, I watched as another tried to mimic me and failed while no one even knew I was nearby.
Martha, who I failed to forgive when she stumbled in one drunken moment of need, was gone forever.
She bit him timidly, failed to draw blood, then closed her eyes and bit him hard.
It really did hurt to think that Darkyn outright tested others and they failed when it came to her.
While Dean was fully exonerated from any wrongdoing in the unfortunate affair, either Fitzgerald failed to agree with the determination or simply despised being judged wrong.
"It sounds as if you were very fortunate in your choice of a husband," Dean said honestly, but he noted she'd failed to answer his earlier question.
Their attempt to dig a hole to the underworld failed, but at least they'd stemmed the flow of souls.
It wasn't that he tried and failed, though.
For the first time, they wouldn't be making love and it failed to arouse her.
And no nishani in his bloodline had failed to produce an heir the first year.
"If you're here, the crops failed," he said.
Still half asleep, he glanced at the clock and was shocked to see he'd failed to set his alarm.
He failed to register the familiar, yet not familiar glance of fingers on the bareness of his body.
Dean knew in time, he'd get over the sudden death of Edith Shipton but he also knew the fact he failed to stop her from killing herself would remain with him forever.
First he couldn't influence her, and now his fangs had failed him.
Was he referring to his failed romance?
When his humor failed to bring a smile to her lips he crammed his hands into his pockets and stared at the ground.
Her plan had failed before she got off the mountain.
She sat down to plot, not wanting to think what would happen if she failed to deliver the Horsemen somewhere safe or how much her Guardian would despise her once she acted.
"But since no one ever listens to me and I've failed at my duty as a guardian – " "Stop whining, Toby," Rhyn snapped.
It now made sense how Ully had been able to free them and talk Jared into letting them go. Toby had been too excited to find their escape too easy at the time, but now, he realized it was … weird. He'd failed again. He couldn't even escape on his own.
He'd lost them all. Lilith, Jade, Hannah. Even Andre. He'd not only failed every Immortal that ever lived, he'd failed the only people he'd ever cared for. He lay on the ground, gasping as he tangled his fingers in Hannah's hair.
But I cannot remember any instance in which this feeling prevented me from repeating the naughtiness when I failed to get what I wanted.
If she ever failed to get what she wanted, it was because of her inability to make the vassals of her household understand what it was.
She is never fretful or irritable, and I have never seen her impatient with her playmates because they failed to understand her.
If she detected no smile, she gesticulated excitedly, trying to convey her thought; but if she failed to make her companion laugh, she sat still for a few moments, with a troubled and disappointed expression.
I loved to sound him on the various reforms of the day, and he never failed to look at them in the most simple and practical light.
Though he hesitated, and perhaps failed to express himself distinctly, he always had a presentable thought behind.
I hardly ever failed, when I rambled through the village, to see a row of such worthies, either sitting on a ladder sunning themselves, with their bodies inclined forward and their eyes glancing along the line this way and that, from time to time, with a voluptuous expression, or else leaning against a barn with their hands in their pockets, like caryatides, as if to prop it up.
We talked of rude and simple times, when men sat about large fires in cold, bracing weather, with clear heads; and when other dessert failed, we tried our teeth on many a nut which wise squirrels have long since abandoned, for those which have the thickest shells are commonly empty.
They were wholly deaf to my arguments, or failed to perceive their force, and fell into a strain of invective that was irresistible.
And only idlers have failed to beat the Germans.
But he again failed to meet Kuragin in Turkey, for soon after Prince Andrew arrived, the latter returned to Russia.
If he had not known that he was dying, how could he have failed to pity her and how could he speak like that in her presence?
That flank march might not only have failed to give any advantage to the Russian army, but might in other circumstances have led to its destruction.
Pierre had failed to notice Natasha because he did not at all expect to see her there, but he had failed to recognize her because the change in her since he last saw her was immense.
Only the really heartless, the stupid ones of that household, and the little children failed to understand this and avoided her.
"We failed," she corrected gently.
He failed to discuss his itinerary but commented freely on how he'd enjoyed the weekend.
When I failed to comment, Mr. Cooms continued.
Quinn sits around knowing what we're doing, and the world is treating him like some minor failed unemployed scientist.
He failed to acknowledge my departure as I returned to our room.
Even the pre-dawn glow creeping into the room failed to disturb him.
So what if he failed at taking out a target?
The mention of him reminded her of her cramped stomach and the half dozen failed attempts to eat normal food.
Elderly Brandon Westlake, the only single oldie, failed to engage Cynthia's interest in his day's activities, a high country wildflower photo shoot in Governor's Basin.
I think she thought that if I failed, she'd get him back.
Coupling words with a gentle caress or lifting her into his arms and carrying her to their bedroom never failed to excite her.
She never lost control of herself or failed to remind him that it wasn't her fate at risk each night.
He rarely spoke, and when he did, people rarely failed to take his words seriously.
A sweep through the barn failed to reveal any imminent births.
As he stood alone in the jungle, Kris couldn't help feeling as though he'd failed some test, one Rhyn wouldn't fail.
All the things they tried and failed, or achieved, we have to redo.
This was a guy from a small town in Iowa who failed his 1933 entrance exam to the University of Minnesota.
This is how our Founding Fathers intended our nation to behave: To try to achieve our foreign policy aims through negotiation and, if that failed, through economic sanctions.
Somehow it failed to interest me.
She is always doing something to make some one happy, and her generosity and wise counsel have never failed my teacher and me in all the years we have known her.
But no sooner had he left Bagration than his courage failed him.
He tried not to change his former way of life, but his strength failed him.
He tried, but failed, to find some joke with which to reply to Dolokhov's words.
Wiping tears from her eyes with her hand, she failed to suppress a sob.
The few times Howie was out of ear shot, the rest of us gossiped about his love life like back fence crones but failed to reach a consensus.
He failed in his mission, for which she was grateful.
She shouldn't have to be tough, and if he hadn't failed his people several sun-cycles before, he'd never think twice about training her for battle.