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Nevertheless, the late American in him was no weakling, and he (if he were a he and had a shred of existence outside of these two) compelled an adjustment or compromise between his one self that was a nightprowling savage that kept his other self sleepy of mornings, and that other self that was cultured and refined and that wanted to be normal and live and love and prosecute business like other people.
Hamlet is a sentimental weakling, incapable by nature of decisive action.
Then she seated herself on a three-legged stool, drew the little weakling between her knees, and began to comb and wash his head with a woman's skill and with motherly assiduity.
I know you are no coward or weakling, but he could throw you over the wall.
I could kill you now, with a blow of my fist, for you are a miserable weakling.
In wickedness the haughty man and the weakling meet.
A good-looking, well-built, iron-gray, iron-jawed man; but a fool and a weakling at that moment, if he had never been either before.
If my convictions were calling me away, why this secrecy, as though she had been a coward or a weakling not safe to trust?
It is a sad spectacle to see the weaklings bruised, exhausted, fluttering back to earth.
Yet a kind of eddy of people drove into its mouth; weaklings elbowed out of the stream, who for the most part rested but a moment before plunging into it again.
Cheating, murdering, lying, fighting, and all for things that the beasts of the jungle would not deign to possess--money to purchase the effeminate pleasures of weaklings.
The weaklings and cowards they had promptly eaten, and the unbelievable tale of their many heads adorning the canoe-houses was part of the myth.