She'd figure out his weakness and hold onto that knowledge for when she needed it.
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?
He'd seen from burying his brother that a king's greatest weakness was the woman at his side.
She sensed weakness and dwelled on the instinct for a moment.
Unsettled at her unusual weakness, she watched Sami's squat form fold with difficulty as he crouched beside her.
Though the result were bodily weakness, yet perhaps no one can say that the consequences were to be regretted, for these were a life in conformity to higher principles.
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.
Temper abandoned her then, leaving nothing but weakness and shame.
He was weak, a type of weakness she couldn't heal.
Not because you deserve it, but because I understand you had a weakness that consumed you.
I see weakness and vulnerability as I do everyone.
"But you sense depravity and weakness," she said in a mocking tone she hoped was similar to his.
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.
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.
Furious at his own weakness, Darian lay back and stared at the sky.
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.
A propos of the consequent weakness which led him to associate such a defect with beauty.'
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.
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.
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.
Castruccio dominated Tuscany, where the Guelph cause, in the weakness of King Robert, languished.
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.
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.
Appalled by the weakness, or rather the non-existence, of the navy, Admiral Saint-Bon, with his coadjutor Signor Brin, addressed ~form.
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.
It showed weakness, but it added nothing to whatever immorality there might be in successively taking two incompatible oaths.
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.
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.
A strange feeling of weakness tied him to the spot; he wished to get up and go away, but could not do so.
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.
He suddenly frowned, as if blaming himself for his weakness, and raising his head addressed Michaud in a firm voice:
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.
"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.
For ages, from our forefather Adam to our own day, we labor to attain that knowledge and are still infinitely far from our aim; but in our lack of understanding we see only our weakness and His greatness....
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.
Despite the weakness of age, which had become particularly noticeable since the time when he thought his son had been killed, he did not think it right to refuse a duty to which he had been appointed by the Emperor himself, and this fresh opportunity for action gave him new energy and strength.
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.
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.