Bird Song's managerial pair tried to present a breakfast happy face over coffee cake and muffins, but their efforts continued to fall short as they waited for Martha to make an appearance.
Latimer wrote to him in that year urging him not to fall short of the expectations which had been formed of his ability.
The supreme tribunal has original and appellate jurisdiction, but its power to pass on the constitutionality of federal laws and executive acts seems to fall short of that of the United States Supreme Court.
In spite of this, however, his heroic attempt at a synthesis of all scientific knowledge could not but fall short of its aim.
On the north-east a double range, the Kaikouras, scarcely fall short of the Southern Alps in height and beauty.