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The weighted cable flashed through the air in a beautiful arch only to fall short of its goal.

The second shot should either cross or fall short of the celebrated Swilcan Burn.

The Art of EntertainingM. E. W. Sherwood

Yes; but you may as well give me four thousand at once; I must not fall short.

This man greets us with a salutation so magnificent that I return it in kind as nearly as I know how—but feel that I fall short.

Winged Wheels in FranceMichael Myers Shoemaker

Meditate on them; paint them up in your imaginations and then you'll fall short!

The PursuitFrank (Frank Mackenzie) Savile

They do not aim; their bullets either fly too high among the branches above us or fall short before us.

But in how many mysterious ways might she not fall short of the ideal of Good Form?

NobodyLouis Joseph Vance

Lady Darnley, pointing to these, (and addressing him) said 'There is proof how much we fall short, how faintly we copy originals!'

Munster VillageMary Hamilton

The total number probably did not fall short of one hundred.

The wanderer was not disposed to minimize the incident, however far he might fall short of Westley Keyts's appreciation.

The Boss of Little ArcadyHarry Leon Wilson

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