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It was one of the fatal elements of his character to be extremely sensitive to his own weaknesses.

His Eminence had no scruples, no weaknesses, no misgivings; he knew his power, and he exercised it without shrinking.

You must carefully watch and attend to their passions, their tastes, their little humors and weaknesses, and 'aller au devant'.

Their weaknesses, their self-indulgence, their lack of providence for themselves, are largely attributable to these causes.

The Death-Blow to SpiritualismReuben Briggs Davenport

My soul, you think, should be free from jealousy and the other weaknesses of my sex.

Now these weaknesses, being inherent in close blockade, necessarily affected the appreciation of its value.

The Secretary's previous career, though useful and industrious, had been marred by weaknesses which did not promise well.

Readings in Money and BankingChester Arthur Phillips

She claims equality for her virtues yet demands a tender consideration for her weaknesses.

The Nervous HousewifeAbraham Myerson

Who was the bold man who, being neither courtier nor ecclesiastic, made sport for the world out of the weaknesses of caballeros?

With these weaknesses, he was also instinctively an aristocrat.

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