CHAPTER 29 Catherine was too wretched to be fearful.
Anne Mitchell had tried to put on a turban like mine, as I wore it the week before at the concert, but made wretched work of it—it happened to become my odd face, I believe, at least Tilney told me so at the time, and said every eye was upon me; but he is the last man whose word I would take.
Thou—whomsoever thou mayst be, into whose hands these memoirs of the wretched Matilda may fall’—when your lamp suddenly expires in the socket, and leaves you in total darkness."
There are no more uses of "wretched" in the book.
Show samples from other sources
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.