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  • But we were unable to help him, and at last he went away. Cited from More Tish, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • And yet we were unable to go out in search of food. Cited from The Way of a Man, by Emerson Hough
  • It was a good team, but we were unable to find them their next project.
  • At present we are unable to judge of the effects of what has been done. Cited from Thrift, by Samuel Smiles
  • What may have happened beyond that place, we are unable to tell. Cited from The Knights of the Cross, by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • At present we are unable to point out the reasons for this. Cited from The Egyptian Conception of Immortality, by George Andrew Reisner
  • We are unable to exchange a word, or hear each other speak. Cited from A Journey to the Centre of the Earth, by Jules Verne
  • Who composed the books, again, is a question that we are unable to answer. Cited from Companion to the Bible, by E. P. Barrows
  • We were unable to look each other in the face. Cited from The Rise of David Levinsky, by Abraham Cahan
  • We were unable to bring many things from the camp. Cited from Voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2), by John MacGillivray
  • We are unable to find any record of a painter by that name. Cited from A Short History of Monks and Monasteries, by Alfred Wesley Wishart
  • And once down, we were unable to get up again. Cited from Voyages of Dr. Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  • In the middle of the night we got so mixed up that we were unable to go on. Cited from Across Coveted Lands, by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
  • We were unable to get in, and cannot, therefore, say what effect was produced by it. Cited from Indian Nullification, by William Apes
  • But we were unable to see them, on this route. Cited from The Complete Writings of Charles Dudley Warner V1
  • If we are unable to pay, then die we will.
  • We were unable to move again during the day. Cited from The Three Lieutenants, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • As we might sail at any moment, we were unable to go on shore. Cited from Paddy Finn, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • As before we were unable to get two connecting thoughts out of them. Cited from Mystery of the Yellow Room, by Gaston Leroux
  • We are unable to keep up with the enemy. Cited from History of the American Negro in the Great World War, by Sweeney
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