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  • But once he gave up the fruitless struggle, he began to have a very good time indeed. Cited from Jane Journeys On, by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • Additional attempts over the years were attempted but they proved fruitless also.
  • All efforts to bring about an understanding between the government and the opposition were fruitless.
  • Such physical causes must be well looked after, or every attempt to reform will be fruitless. Cited from Plain Facts for Old and Young, by John Harvey Kellogg
  • Attempts to market the aircraft continued until the late 1980s, but proved fruitless.
  • However, the material contained too much lead, and the plan proved fruitless.
  • This also proved fruitless, and the game quickly failed to develop any further without publisher support.
  • The colonel refused on the ground that the attempt would be both dangerous and fruitless. Cited from Winning a Cause, by John Gilbert Thompson and Inez Bigwood
  • Edward II soon gave up the fruitless search and returned to England.
  • During this period he began a search for his son, Charles, which proved to be fruitless.
  • He subsequently spent eighteen months fruitless months trying to establish a new trading post.
  • Then, something impelled him to do the very thing he had decided would be fruitless. Cited from The Secret of the Storm Country, by Grace Miller White
  • Attempts to breed her for the next five years brought fruitless results.
  • An attempt by Lee to hold off the start of the fighting was fruitless.
  • They were merely ending a fruitless attempt to save her life.
  • He had done all that a man could do to save the ship, but he believed that his efforts would prove fruitless. Cited from Ronald Morton, or the Fire Ships, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Attempts have been made to have the director's cut restored, but so far these have proved fruitless.
  • It was as though some one were making desperate and fruitless attempts to open it. Cited from With Those Who Wait, by Frances Wilson Huard
  • Thus, after six months of fruitless searching, the two leads were found on the same day.
  • It came after her hour of fruitless pleading with her mother to be allowed to go back with them. Cited from Play the Game!, by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
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