He held his eye there as much as a minute; then he raised up and sighed, and says, 'Confound it, I don't seem to understand this thing, no way; however, I'll tackle her again.' He fetched another acorn, and done his level best
to see what become of it, but he couldn't.
All the time the first witnesses was proving the bad blood and the threats and all that, Tom Sawyer was alive and laying for them; and the minute they was through, he went for them, and done his level best
to catch them in lies and spile their testimony.
This time last year, the Nicky Henderson (right) nine-year-old came to Aintree with the reputation of a wayward genius, having done his level best
to throw away victory in the RSA Insurance Chase at Cheltenham 23 days earlier.
But the Dutchman is adamant he will always be able to look in the mirror because he has done his level best
In the end all of Cosmo's efforts come to nothing although Cosmo finds out that his grandfather had done his level best
to prevent the accident to Brian.
Taylor said: "Alan Shearer has done his level best
to get his qualifications, but the FA have not been as co-operative as they could have been to help him do it.
Her father Alan, a former jockey, trainer, and taxi driver, is now a jockeys' agent and has done his level best
to find her rides.
He has done his level best
for us and I wish him all the best.
He said: "I think he got the fine because City fans complained about him so he's done his level best
to try and get back at us over the years."
Having done his level best
to clinch the title for his team with two important goals at Rugby Park, he left the field to discover that the effort had not been enough.