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A Tale of Two Cities
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forlorn
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • There was a steaming mist in all the hollows, and it had roamed in its forlornness up the hill, like an evil spirit, seeking rest and finding none.
  • I was alone with her, when her forlorn young head drooped gently on one side, and all her earthly wrongs and sorrows ended.
  • It is a forlorn hope at the best, and not much the forlorner for being delayed till dark.
  • The forlorn smile with which she said it, so touched him, that tears started from his eyes.
  • If one forlorn wanderer then pacing the dark streets, could have heard her innocent disclosure, and could have seen the drops of pity kissed away by her husband from the soft blue eyes so loving of that husband, he might have cried to the night—and the words would not have parted from his lips for the first time— "God bless her for her sweet compassion!"
  • "Don’t torture a poor forlorn wretch," he implored them, with a dreadful cry; "but give me my work!

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  • She energized the previously forlorn team.
  • She stood behind the counter with a forlorn look in her eyes.

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