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The girls were impressed and their hearts ached for Dan Higgins, his years of hope and work and his profitless mine.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
Comment on it came of a design to show that the whole game had been examined dismissed as uninteresting and profitless.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
But it was not a profitless one: I used to have inspirations as I sat there alone those nights.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
All the craft which he afterward showed in negotiations would have been profitless without a competent and trusty interpreter.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
In Rome they spent another month—a period of sight-seeing, enjoyable, but to Clemens pretty profitless.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Chicago could hardly have selected a more profitless time for her great exposition.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
He flattered himself that he had thus removed the ambitious from a career henceforward profitless.
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 1 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.
This idea of the nothingness of life, with its extremes, monstrous and profitless, is often found in the work of Tchekoff.
CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN NOVELISTSSERGE PERSKY
More profitless work can scarcely be imagined than collecting natural-history specimens without some specific aim or object.
DIRECTIONS FOR COLLECTING AND PRESERVING INSECTSC. V. RILEY
Ours has been the first and will doubtless be the last party of Whites to visit this profitless location.
YOUR NATIONAL PARKSENOS A. MILLS

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