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They rise from the ruins of one abortive sentence, to launch forth into another with 54 unabated vigour.
He was an albino and chiefly remembered for his abortive attempt to tax matches, giving rise to the joke “ex luce lucellum.”
FIFTY-ONE YEARS OF VICTORIAN LIFEMARGARET ELIZABETH LEIGH CHILD-VILLIERS, COUNTESS OF JERSEY
Owing to an abortive and obscurely originated action for libel, the whole matter revives.
LORD RANDOLPH CHURCHILLWINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL
Maxwell pulled out his handkerchief, and made an abortive effort to get his face clean.
HEPSEY BURKEFRANK NOYES WESTCOTT
Abortive adventures of this kind have in our own time been witnessed.
Two of his legates appeared in Champagne at the time of John of Gaunt's abortive expedition.
We shall see further on what persistent but abortive efforts were made in Congress once more to galvanize it into life.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN, A HISTORY, VOLUME 2JOHN GEORGE NICOLAY AND JOHN HAY
Three weeks after the abortive attack of November 9, Joubert returned from his expedition to Estcourt.
A HANDBOOK OF THE BOER WARGALE AND POLDEN, LIMITED
He laughed so much over the poor fellow's abortive attempt to say "Am I not a man and a brother?"
MAGNUM BONUMCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
But what about the mine-disasters and abortive strikes where there did not happen to be any Haroun al Raschid at hand?
KING COALUPTON SINCLAIR

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