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Quotes of FAILURE from The Trial by Franz Kafka

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It was a matter of course that he would have to appear without fail, there was probably no need to point this out to him.
Franz Kafka
The Trial, Chapter Two First Cross-examination   Context
His disappointment at the failure of his plan, and perhaps also because he was weak from hunger, made it impossible for him to move.
Franz Kafka
Metamorphosis, III   Context
All this was incomprehensible, and then, with the tenacity peculiar to prophets of bad news, the failure was put off until the end of September.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 30. The Fifth of September   Context
Then, in spite of the failure of his first search, he began a second, after having told Gaetano to roast one of the two kids.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 32. The Waking   Context
Of this, however, be assured, that should any favorable opportunity present itself, I will not fail to offer you the choice of being present.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 6. The Deputy Procureur du Roi   Context
Give me, therefore, one more day before I invite you; I shall then be certain not to fail in my hospitality.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 41. The Presentation   Context
The terrible moment had come, but I had so long been prepared for it that my heart did not fail in the least.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 44. The Vendetta   Context
Her first look on entering the room was at Noirtier, whose face, independent of the emotion which such a scene could not fail of producing, proclaimed him to be in possession of his usual health; her second glance was at the dying man.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 79. The Lemonade   Context
But the inflexibility of the procureur should stop there; she would see him the next day, and if she could not make him fail in his duties as a magistrate, she would, at least, obtain all the indulgence he could allow.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 99. The Law   Context
In short, up to this period nothing had been wanting to Treville but opportunity; but he was ever on the watch for it, and he faithfully promised himself that he would not fail to seize it by its three hairs whenever it came within reach of his hand.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 2 THE ANTECHAMBER OF M. DE TREVILLE   Context
They will believe he is arrested, and that will give him time; in three days I will tell them who I am, and they cannot fail to let me go.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 11 IN WHICH THE PLOT THICKENS   Context
Anne of Austria stretched forth her hand, closing her eyes, and leaning with the other upon Estafania, for she felt that her strength was about to fail her.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 12 GEORGE VILLIERS, DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM   Context
My cousin knows nobody but Bazin, and places confidence in nobody but him; any other person would fail.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 48 A FAMILY AFFAIR   Context
It was evident that if they one day learned positively that they must not count on Buckingham, their courage would fail with their hope.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 51 OFFICER   Context
I felt my strength fail, and this time it was not my sleep that enabled the coward to prevail, but my swoon.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY   Context
Felton leaned for support upon a piece of furniture; and Milady saw, with the joy of a demon, that his strength would fail him perhaps before the end of her recital.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY   Context
He swore in his heart that he would not fail in this if human effort and human perseverance could render him successful.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH   Context
He tore himself from her as he spoke, and, flinging himself upon his horse, galloped furiously away, never even looking round, as though afraid that his resolution might fail him if he took one glance at what he was leaving.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH   Context
As to Mary Jane, she is incorrigible, and my wife has given her notice, but there, again, I fail to see how you work it out.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, I   Context
Yet even without knowing his brilliant record one could not fail to be impressed by a mere glance at the man, the square, massive face, the brooding eyes under the thatched brows, and the granite moulding of the inflexible jaw.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE MISSING THREE-QUARTER   Context
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