The Democrats sensibly blamed the feckless, bootless Bush administration for the collapse of the markets.
But beware lest you waste in bootless commiseration the brief opportunity of escaping from the hands of the enemy.
He was bootless and a great toe protruded from a hole in the point of his sock.
How the thing went from bad to worse, it would be bootless here to tell.
Ah, luckless speech, and bootless boast, for which he paid full dear!
Dr. Dale, although suffering from cholic, was obliged to set forth, at once upon what he felt would be a bootless journey.
Then came a sound as of bootless feet pressing the stairs stealthily!
Wring not your hands, 'tis bootless; use the means That may preserve you.
I thought you knew me well enough not to tease me with bootless prayers.
Therefore would I far rather do so in deed by serving you than by bootless words.