I am glad you haf enough intelligence to understand that, no matter how wretched I talk!
Oh, Sandy, he looked so wretched.
He slammed into his own laboratory, felt freed, then wretched.
For a long time he sat in his office and was thoroughly wretched.
Joyce was silent through it all, and so superbly polite that everyone was wretched.
You look here, Sandy Arrowsmith! Quit bullying me! You want the luxury of harrowing yourself by thinking what a poor, bawling, wretched, story-book wife I am.
They did take his working hours, they did scratch his belief that he was hard-hearted, but they implored him with such wretched timorousness that he could not get rid of them without making promises, and admitting afterward that to have been more cruel would have been less cruel.
…the superiority of fresh air to warmth in schools, about the hygienic dangers of dirty streets about the real danger of alcohol, about the value of face-masks in influenza epidemics, about most of the things they tub-thumped in their campaigns, Pickerbaugh merely became angry, and Martin wanted to resign, and saw Irving Watters again, and returned to Pickerbaugh with new zeal, and was in general as agitated and wretched as a young revolutionist discovering the smugness of his leaders.
(And Max Gottlieb, glancing at the other guinea pig in the prison of its battery jar, meditated, "Wretched innocent!
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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.