The memory of her weakness for him was all too fresh.
But even then, at moments of weakness as he had accounted them, his mind had penetrated to those distances and he had there seen the same pettiness, worldliness, and senselessness.
Weakness in neighbors is regarded as an opportunity for conquest or, at least, coercion.
At the first sight of weakness, her cause would be lost.
It was difficult to believe that Connie would tell Allen, knowing his weakness for alcohol, but how else would he have known?
She'd figure out his weakness and hold onto that knowledge for when she needed it.
She sensed weakness and dwelled on the instinct for a moment.
"Emotion is a weakness, one we cannot always control," he replied.
Castruccio dominated Tuscany, where the Guelph cause, in the weakness of King Robert, languished.
When the service was over, Kutuzov stepped up to the icon, sank heavily to his knees, bowed to the ground, and for a long time tried vainly to rise, but could not do so on account of his weakness and weight.
Maybe I was more interested in detailing your human weakness than in understanding what your instincts told you.
Nature is as well adapted to our weakness as to our strength.
It showed weakness, but it added nothing to whatever immorality there might be in successively taking two incompatible oaths.
He'd seen from burying his brother that a king's greatest weakness was the woman at his side.
I see weakness and vulnerability as I do everyone.
"Ah, my friend!" said he, taking Pierre by the elbow; and there was in his voice a sincerity and weakness Pierre had never observed in it before.
Unsettled at her unusual weakness, she watched Sami's squat form fold with difficulty as he crouched beside her.
But no sooner was he dead than the essential weakness of an artificial state, built up by cunning and perfidious policy, with the aid of bought troops, dignified by no dynastic title, and consolidated by no sense of loyalty, became apparent.
She held herself as erect, told everyone her opinion as candidly, loudly, and bluntly as ever, and her whole bearing seemed a reproach to others for any weakness, passion, or temptation--the possibility of which she did not admit.
Having repeated these words the captain wiped his eyes and gave himself a shake, as if driving away the weakness which assailed him at this touching recollection.
The death of innocents, the weakness of a man's honor, heart or soul.
Appalled by the weakness, or rather the non-existence, of the navy, Admiral Saint-Bon, with his coadjutor Signor Brin, addressed ~form.
This weakness was the worst blot on Cranmer's character, but it was due in some measure to his painful capacity for seeing both sides of a question at the same time, a temperament fatal to martyrdom.
He was afraid of any want of clearness, any weakness, in the Mason's arguments; he dreaded not to be able to believe in him.
Temptations to Pierre's greatest weakness-- the one to which he had confessed when admitted to the Lodge--were so strong that he could not resist them.
A strange feeling of weakness tied him to the spot; he wished to get up and go away, but could not do so.
The ignorance of his colleagues, the weakness and insignificance of his opponents, the frankness of his falsehoods, and the dazzling and self- confident limitations of this man raise him to the head of the army.
It's a weakness I exploit.
Not because you deserve it, but because I understand you had a weakness that consumed you.
Her biggest issue with him had always been what she perceived as his weakness: his humanity and compassion for others.
"I hadn.t noticed," Kris said and took another sip, aware his brother was always on the prowl for some weakness to exploit.
All Darkyn had to do was wait and watch for his opportunity. While he did so, he had a new plan: To pursue a certain deity who'd left her position to her lover. In all his dealings with Immortals and mortals, Darkyn long ago learned the weakness Immortals and mortals had for a beautiful woman. Gabriel would be no different.
During his three years of office as resident he was able to render not a few valuable services to the Company; but it is more important to observe that his name nowhere occurs in the official lists of those who derived pecuniary profit from the necessities and weakness of the native court.
It may be assumed that the social corruption in Jerusalem was such as is usually found in wealthy communities, made bolder in this case, perhaps, by the political unrest and the weakness of the royal government under Zedekiah.
The discords which followed on the break-up of the Carolingian power, and the weakness of the so-called Italian emperors, who were unable to control the feudatories (marquises of Ivrea and Tuscany, dukes of Friuli and Spoleto), from whose ranks they sprang, exposed Italy to ever-increasing misrule.
The emperors real weakness was in Germany, where his subjects openly expressed their discontent.
Little remained to him of his light acquisitions; but he had convulsed Italy by this invasion, destroyed her equilibrium, exposed her military weakness and political disunion, and revealed her wealth to greedy and more powerful nations.
The weakness of the government in dealing with the strike riots caused a feeling of profound dissatisfaction, and the so-called experiment of liberty, conducted with the object of conciliating the extreme parties, proved a dismal failure.
Oh, and they change color if they detect structural weakness in the material to which they are affixed.
A languor of motion and speech, resulting from weakness, gave her a distinguished air which inspired respect.
They feared Napoleon, recognized his strength and their own weakness, and frankly said so.
Everyone spoke loudly of the field marshal's great weakness and failing health.
Nicholas has the weakness of never agreeing with anything not generally accepted.
He was weak, a type of weakness she couldn't heal.
Weakness. Willingness to negotiate.
You said there is a weakness to the castle that will render the ground no longer sacred.
The window of her weakness was short, only a week in mortals. time, but long enough for him to act.
I see nothing but Gabriel's human weakness for a creature he should've let die-dead.
Sounds about right. Everyone's got a weakness that can be leveraged, Kris.
Furious at his own weakness, Darian lay back and stared at the sky.
Temper abandoned her then, leaving nothing but weakness and shame.
A propos of the consequent weakness which led him to associate such a defect with beauty.'
The remaining months of his life were passed in great bodily weakness and suffering, and he became almost blind.
Another source of weakness is the fact that Italy is a country of transit and the Italian mercantile marine has to enter into competition with the ships of other countries, which call there in passing.
His despair was all the greater from feeling that his own weakness was the cause of his grief.
Then, vexed at his own weakness, he turned away and began to report on the position of affairs.
"Such is the weakness of a man," he added bitterly.
Darkyn said my weakness is being taken advantage of by others.
"But you sense depravity and weakness," she said in a mocking tone she hoped was similar to his.
She smelled his blood, felt the weakness of his body when their skin met.
She turned and all but fled the rooftop, cursing herself for her weakness and the tears in her eyes.
He suddenly frowned, as if blaming himself for his weakness, and raising his head addressed Michaud in a firm voice:
He had a feeling Kisolm, the crown prince of Qatwal, would not even hear him out but would view his attempt to barter peace as a sign of weakness and keep him as a trophy.
The meds in her system, the weakness from her injury, the night itself was too much for her to digest fully.
Darkyn said my weakness is being taken advantage of by others.
Some days, this is not much, as the weakness of my forefathers has made it powerful enough to choose its next host and seize control of my body.
I have heard of a man lost in the woods and dying of famine and exhaustion at the foot of a tree, whose loneliness was relieved by the grotesque visions with which, owing to bodily weakness, his diseased imagination surrounded him, and which he believed to be real.