Usage examples for ability

  1. I have always been your good friend- to the best of my ability.  The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  2. And he went on in jest as cheerful a way, almost jokeuler, to tell her " that he couldn't do any thing of the kind, and he was doing the business to the best of his ability, and he couldn't change it at all."  Sweet Cicely Or Josiah Allen as a Politician by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
  3. It must not be supposed that Lewis doubted his ability to reach the settlement in safety, with Edith.  The Riflemen of the Miami by Edward S. Ellis
  4. But only Odal has shown such an ability, and only ...  The Dueling Machine by Benjamin William Bova Myron R. Lewis