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He was not a great leader like Gustav Adolf, and he was very human in some of his failings.
HERO TALES OF THE FAR NORTHJACOB A. RIIS
A courteous, well-bred gentleman, my boy—most punctilious about all his obligations and very honest about his failings.
KENNEDY SQUAREF. HOPKINSON SMITH
You have many excellent qualities which I want and need in the man who sits at that desk; but you have also some failings.
THE "GENIUS"THEODORE DREISER
There is no reason why an entire nation should be indicted for the sins and failings of a few.
NONSENSEORSHIPG. G. PUTNAM AND OTHERS
The virtues and failings of the different elements it embodies are alike intensified in it.
EARLY ISRAEL AND THE SURROUNDING NATIONSARCHIBALD SAYCE
We have all our failings; you are too hard upon him, you are, faith.
THE WAY OF THE WORLDWILLIAM CONGREVE
He'll have to be taken away from her till she's better, for she is morbidly sensitive about keeping Ned's failings from him.
THE LITTLE COLONEL'S KNIGHT COMES RIDINGANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
And he's down upon her failings like a waggon-load of bricks.
They are often more tolerant of our failings than is perhaps good for us.
CHARACTER AND CONDUCTVARIOUS
Mr. Sharp could have endured better an assistant with a character more lenient to the failings and weaknesses of humanity.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGHGERTRUDE W. MORRISON