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Far from the Madding Crowd
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despair
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • "But why?" he persisted, standing still at last in despair of ever reaching her, and facing over the bush.
  • Fray’s forehead was wrinkled both perpendicularly and crosswise, after the pattern of a portcullis, expressive of a double despair.
  • The horse bore him away, and the very step of the animal seemed significant of dogged despair.
  • This was recognized by all as the conclusion of some gloomy speech which had been expressed in thought alone during the shake of the head; Henery meanwhile retained several marks of despair upon his face, to imply that they would be required for use again directly he should go on speaking.
  • Just as that imperceptible motion which appears like stillness is infinitely divided in its properties from stillness itself, so had his hope undistinguishable from despair differed from despair indeed.
  • Just as that imperceptible motion which appears like stillness is infinitely divided in its properties from stillness itself, so had his hope undistinguishable from despair differed from despair indeed.
  • Her pride was indeed brought low by despairing discoveries of her spoliation by marriage with a less pure nature than her own.
  • When Bathsheba had cried out in her husband’s grasp, Boldwood’s face of gnashing despair had changed.
  • At these words there arose from Bathsheba’s lips a long, low cry of measureless despair and indignation, such a wail of anguish as had never before been heard within those old-inhabited walls.
  • Gabriel settled into a despairing attitude of patience, and Cainy went on:— "And there were great large houses, and more people all the week long than at Weatherbury club-walking on White Tuesdays.

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  • Don’t despair—help is on the way!
  • Don’t give in to despair.

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