At least I know that I had now less work to keep my frail
ship trim, though this also may have come by use and practice.
It seemed that the Wagambi warriors had ventured too far out in their frail
craft, and when caught by a heavy tide and a high wind from offshore they had been driven out of sight of land.
The spritsail filled with the wind, suddenly, careening the frail
open craft till it seemed it would surely capsize.
It is as I told you in my other letter: both my poor sister and her husband, when they found they could not recover, expressed the wish that you should have their little Catherine - as knowing that you would presently be retired from the army - rather than that she should remain with me, who am broken in health, or go to your mother in California, whose health is also frail
He is compounded of meat and wine and sparkle, of sun-mote and world- dust, a frail
mechanism made to run for a span, to be tinkered at by doctors of divinity and doctors of physic, and to be flung into the scrap-heap at the end.
How then may we keep our frail
blossoms from his cruel spirits?
What were we to do with the frail
little creature we had lured back to life by false pretences?
Aunt Jane came down the stone steps, a changed woman, frail
and broken and white.