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wretched
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Wuthering Heights
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  • Wretched inmates!’
  • I cannot say why I felt so wildly wretched: it must have been temporary derangement; for there is scarcely cause.
  • I do hate him — I am wretched — I have been a fool!
  • I loved her long ago, and was wretched to lose her; but it is past.
  • It was not to amuse myself that I went: I was often wretched all the time.
  • I’m so wretched, you can’t help being sorry and pitying me.’
  • I inquired, perceiving that the wretched creature had no power to sympathize with his cousin’s mental tortures.
  • Now, that she’s dead, I see her in Hindley: Hindley has exactly her eyes, if you had not tried to gouge them out, and made them black and red; and her — " ’ "Get up, wretched idiot, before I stamp you to death!" he cried, making a movement that caused me to make one also.

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  • The children were taken into protective custody due to their wretched living conditions.
  • The photograph showed poor people in a wretched village in East Africa.

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