Some governments are deficient
in both these qualities; most governments are deficient
in the first.
All we require to insure success is courage, and that you possess, and strength, which I am not deficient
in; as for patience, you have abundantly proved yours -- you shall now see me prove mine.
He killed many Trojans and got much information before he reached the Argive camp, for all which things the Trojan women made lamentation, but for my own part I was glad, for my heart was beginning to yearn after my home, and I was unhappy about the wrong that Venus had done me in taking me over there, away from my country, my girl, and my lawful wedded husband, who is indeed by no means deficient
either in person or understanding.
Carefully compare the opposing army with your own, so that you may know where strength is superabundant and where it is deficient
They were in fact very fine ladies; not deficient
in good humour when they were pleased, nor in the power of making themselves agreeable when they chose it, but proud and conceited.
With all their national aptitude at expedient and resource, Wyeth and his men felt themselves completely at a loss when they reached the frontier, and found that the wilderness required experience and habitudes of which they were totally deficient
I never would have served you so, not even to good Charles Weston, whom I esteem so highly, and who really wants neither judgment nor good nature, though he is dreadfully deficient
Before you despise Adam as deficient
in penetration, pray ask yourself if you were ever predisposed to believe evil of any pretty woman--if you ever COULD, without hard head-breaking demonstration, believe evil of the ONE supremely pretty woman who has bewitched you.
He did not disturb his valet de chambre, who was sleeping soundly at some distance; he dressed himself, and the valet, in a great fright sprang up, thinking he had been deficient
in his duty; but the king sent him back again, commanding him to preserve the most absolute silence.
But I ought to have looked about me more," said Anne, conscious while she spoke that there had in fact been no want of looking about, that the object only had been deficient
He is less polished, less insinuating than Mainwaring, and is comparatively deficient
in the power of saying those delightful things which put one in good humour with oneself and all the world.
If what is now said does not make this clear, we will explain it still further: if there should be any one, a very excellent player on the flute, but very deficient
in family and beauty, though each of them are more valuable endowments than a skill in music, and excel this art in a higher degree than that player excels others, yet the best flutes ought to be given to him; for the superiority [1283a] in beauty and fortune should have a reference to the business in hand; but these have none.