Cunningly did he ply his sword before them, but ineffectually.
Again he searched his own thoughts; nor ineffectually as before.
They strove earnestly but ineffectually to trace the necklace.
Similar opposition was offered at many other points, but ineffectually.
I endeavoured to pacify him, by representing the danger, but ineffectually.
But though he made such protest with warmth, he knew that he did so ineffectually.
Then he made an attempt to raise his hand to his head, but ineffectually.
"I have striven to do so, but ineffectually," said the host.
These ailments were ineffectually doctored, one after another, in a variety of ways.
Mr. Byno tried to laugh him out of the idea, but ineffectually.