I fell, oppressed with fright, fatigue, horror, despair, and hunger.
Scarcely had I recovered my senses than I saw you stripped, stark naked, and this was the height of my horror, consternation, grief, and despair.
My mother, in despair, and scarcely less afflicted than myself, determined to absent herself for some time from so fatal a place.
He despaired at parting from so good a master, who had become his intimate friend; but the pleasure of serving him prevailed over the pain of leaving him.
What will it avail me to spin out my wretched days and drag them far from her in remorse and despair?
"Do not despair," said he to the disconsolate Candide, "I understand a little of the jargon of these people, I will speak to them."
This drove Candide to despair; he had, indeed, endured misfortunes a thousand times worse; the coolness of the magistrate and of the skipper who had robbed him, roused his choler and flung him into a deep melancholy.
Pangloss was in despair at not shining in some German university.
I should have been burnt, but you may remember it rained exceedingly hard when they were going to roast me; the storm was so violent that they despaired of lighting the fire, so I was hanged because they could do no better.