- This is no time for despair.
- It is said that Mr. Turner, of the Hall, is so ill that his life is despaired of.
- When I saw how many were waiting, I would have given it up in despair; but Spaulding would not hear of it.
- I tried to puzzle it out, but gave it up in despair and set the matter aside until night should bring an explanation.
- He looked across at my companion with despair in his weary eyes, as though his question was already answered.
- She listened for an instant, threw up her hands with a despairing gesture, and vanished as suddenly and as noiselessly as she had come.
- "But what other is there?" cried the banker with a gesture of despair.
- Several times during our homeward journey I endeavoured to sound him upon the point, but he always glided away to some other topic, until at last I gave it over in despair.
- A few moments later he was in our room, still puffing, still gesticulating, but with so fixed a look of grief and despair in his eyes that our smiles were turned in an instant to horror and pity.
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