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  • "Who is this fellow?" he asked: "The magistrate," Ursula answered disconsolately.†   (source)
  • The interior voice nagging me not to be a fool-to save my skin and take off my skis and walk down, camouflaged by the scrub pines bordering the slope-fled like a disconsolate mosquito.†   (source)
  • 'Down at Gary's, I guess,' Brett added disconsolately.†   (source)
  • Nfvea wept disconsolately and lit candles to San Antonio, patron of lost objects.†   (source)
  • "That was my last guess," Clary said with a defeated sigh, sinking down onto the steps outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art and staring disconsolately down Fifth Avenue.†   (source)
  • No words were sold, the market place closed down, and the people grew poor and disconsolate.†   (source)
  • Our beloved Sister believed ....I worry that in a place as damp and disconsolate as Gulele, even Sister will find it hard to rise when the time comes.†   (source)
  • Feeling very disconsolate, he waded into the cold water.†   (source)
  • Blackberry watched him disconsolately.†   (source)
  • (He returns disconsolately to his work) Ginger Rogers†   (source)
  • People were still disconsolate over the catastrophe of the occupation, but radio, television, and the press went on and on about dogs: how they soil our streets and parks, endanger our children's health, fulfill no useful function, yet must be fed.†   (source)
  • He was a tall, narrow, disconsolate man who moved with a crabby listlessness.†   (source)
  • For a while I hover disconsolately beside a display of mugs, watching as an Australian woman buys a pile of books on sculpture.†   (source)
  • My habitation, how disconsolate it looks !†   (source)
  • Howard, who had already brought Seabiscuit to Belmont in hopes that a match could be arranged, was disconsolate.†   (source)
  • And two Canadian guests of the hotel, close friends of the owner, both of whom had met the disconsolate man when Tranquility Inn opened with great fireworks several years ago-they asked to pay their respects and offer whatever support or comfort they could.†   (source)
  • He looked disconsolate, and it was hard for me to question him.†   (source)
  • I turned to leave the house when she called my name with a despairing, disconsolate voice.†   (source)
  • He stirred his coffee disconsolately for a while.†   (source)
  • Martin leaned on the handle of his brush and puffed disconsolately.†   (source)
  • And after that, slowly, mercilessly, with wailing strings and disconsolate blowing of horns, the music began again: this time, a tune to break your heart.†   (source)
  • Red reached in his pocket, found nothing there, glanced at Tom, then sat disconsolate.†   (source)
  • She thought of a hotel room in Mazatlan whose door had just been slammed, it seemed forever, waking up two hundred birds down in the lobby; a sunrise over the library slope at Cornell University that nobody out on it had seen because the slope faces west; a dry, disconsolate tune from the fourth movement of the Bartok Concerto for Orchestra; a whitewashed bust of Jay Gould that Pierce kept over the bed on a shelf so narrow for it she'd always had the hovering fear it would someday topple on them.†   (source)
  • And each time, when she failed to follow, he returned to the lookout knoll to sit disconsolately for a few minutes before trying again.†   (source)
  • In repose, it had taken on the strained, disconsolate expression that is written on the countenance of so many Southern Negroes.†   (source)
  • Like numerous Southerners of a certain background, learning and sensibility, I have from the very beginning responded warmly to Jews, my first love having been Miriam Bookbinder, the daughter of a local ship chandler, who even at the age of six wore in her lovely hooded eyes the vaguely disconsolate, largely inscrutable mystery of her race; and then later I experienced a grander empathy with Jewish folk which, I am persuaded, is chiefly available to those Southerners shattered for years and years by rock-hard encounter with the anguish of Abraham and Moses' stupendous quest and the Psalmist's troubled hosannas and the abyssal vision of Danie†   (source)
  • More probably it meant a posting to some dreary job on shore, an office job in the barracks or doing something with the stores at some disconsolate, deserted place like Flinders Naval Depot.†   (source)
  • They stared disconsolately at the pool.†   (source)
  • (He sees RICH disconsolate) Oh, Your Grace, here's a young man desperate for employment†   (source)
  • When he walked away, or when he refused to answer, he always realized that in some way he had defeated them, but he also always felt disconsolate and lonely, and sometimes because of this he would turn around after he had gone a little way, and look and they would come up and go round him again, and other times, when he kept on walking away, he felt even more lonely and unhappy, so much so that he went down between the houses into the back yard and stayed for a while because he felt uneasy about being seen, yet, by his mother.†   (source)
  • He wandered to the strange kitchen, thawed some iced huckleberries, ate them disconsolately.†   (source)
  • He used to watch her reaching up her hand to touch the icy-cold iron of the roof, and felt disconsolate and helpless against this mute confession of how much she hated the summer months.†   (source)
  • I was a disconsolate Arjuna in a battered chariot without the benefit of Krishna's words.†   (source)
  • George yawned widely and looked out disconsolately at the cloudy night sky.†   (source)
  • He's so miserable, so ...so angry and disconsolate.†   (source)
  • The Soundkeeper grew worried and disconsolate.†   (source)
  • He stopped walking and glanced about the room disconsolately.†   (source)
  • "The police have gone over it," said the disconsolate owner.†   (source)
  • He had been so disconsolate when he walked into the river that he had not buckled his belt tightly.†   (source)
  • Even before the stroke, he had already started withdrawing, falling into long, silent lapses, looking disconsolate.†   (source)
  • It was cold, our breaths came out in front of us, there were no leaves on the trees; gray sky, two ducks in the pond, disconsolate.†   (source)
  • She faced the attacker in a kind of instantaneous flash and saw the disconsolate eyes, which remained stamped on her heart like the hot coals of pity.†   (source)
  • Everywhere Harry looked there were disconsolate and angry faces; the team themselves were slumped around the fire, all apart from Ron, who had not been seen since the end of the match.†   (source)
  • For a day or two he had been rubbing his eyes and meowing disconsolately, but I thought nothing of it.†   (source)
  • Outside his Charms classroom he came to a halt, panting and thinking disconsolately that he would have to wait until later, until after the end of the feast...But just as he had given up hope, he saw it — a translucent somebody drifting across the end of the corridor.†   (source)
  • And yet he was convinced that a disconsolate widow, more than any other woman, might carry within her the seed of happiness.†   (source)
  • Jake had been huddled by the ruins of the tiny fire, the jawbone across his knees, gnawing disconsolately on the bones of the rabbit.†   (source)
  • Blanca and Alba wept disconsolately.†   (source)
  • He had not yet learned who was behind the scheme, only that it had originated in New York, and the more he observed of life in New York, the more disconsolate he grew.†   (source)
  • Former judge of the first circuit court in Boston, the once Honorable Brendan Patrick Prefontaine, watched the weeping, disconsolate Randolph Gates as he sat forward on the couch at the Ritz-Carlton hotel, his face in his widespread hands.†   (source)
  • She would throw herself on the floor, kicking and shouting, but without pronouncing a single word in any recognizable tongue; or she would scrawl on the tiny blackboard that never left her side, setting down the worst insults she could think of to say to the poor woman, who would weep disconsolately in the kitchen.†   (source)
  • They ran for the stairs, bowling over the disconsolate Senses Taker, ledger, ink bottle, eyeshade, and all, as they went.†   (source)
  • Doc Daneeka emitted a glum, self-pitying sniff and strolled disconsolately across the tent to help himself to some aspirin and sulphur pills and paint his own throat with Argyrol.†   (source)
  • The people quickly went about their busy talkative business and, as the smoke and dust cleared, only Milo, Tock, and the Humbug noticed the Soundkeeper sitting disconsolately on a pile of rubble.†   (source)
  • With their heads down disconsolately, the chaplain, Major Major and Major Danby moved toward their jeeps in an ostracized group, each holding himself friendlessly several feet away from the other two.†   (source)
  • I had no time to ponder the matter, for Angeline, Albert and the Stranger now started off, leaving the pups sitting disconsolately in a row on the crest, with George standing just ahead of them.†   (source)
  • Rufus experienced an intuition as of great force and possible danger on his right, and glancing quickly into the East Room, saw that every window shade was drawn except one and that against the cold light which came through that window the room was filled with dark figures which crouched disconsolately at the edge of chairs, heavy and primordial as bears in a pit; and even as he looked he heard the rising of a great, low groan, which was joined by a higher groan, which was surmounted by a low wailing and by a higher wailing, and he could see that a woman stood up suddenly and with a wailing and bellowing sob caught the hair at her temples an†   (source)
  • Disconsolately, he crossed the street But how did his mother know this morning it was going to rain?†   (source)
  • The barrister bustled off and Sebastian and I were left alone and disconsolate.†   (source)
  • Jody turned disconsolately away, and walked down toward the old haystack.†   (source)
  • The little old fellow opposite is quite disconsolate today.†   (source)
  • Two cars loaded with disconsolate men drove down into the camp.†   (source)
  • He squatted down disconsolately and poured himself a cup of coffee.†   (source)
  • That's that," she thought, disconsolately looking down at the floor.†   (source)
  • The pickers clustered disconsolately back to the barnyard and stood in line to be paid off.†   (source)
  • She was standing disconsolately near the hot dog stand watching other children stuff themselves when a man paused to speak to her.†   (source)
  • The Wart, who would have to be the squire, followed him about disconsolately as long as he was allowed to do so, and then went off full miserably to amuse himself alone, as best he might.†   (source)
  • Scarlett sat in the window of her bedroom that midsummer morning and disconsolately watched the wagons and carriages full of girls, soldiers and chaperons ride gaily out Peachtree road in search of woodland decorations for the bazaar which was to be held that evening for the benefit of the hospitals.†   (source)
  • Soon after breakfast Father Vaillant departed, riding Contento, with Angelica trotting submissively behind, and from his gate Señor Lujon watched them disconsolately until they disappeared.†   (source)
  • I wenthome and sat disconsolately in my back room, hating myself, wondering where I could find another job.†   (source)
  • The Charity matinee was over, I felt; the impresario had buttoned his astrakhan coat and taken his fee and the disconsolate ladies of the company were without a leader.†   (source)
  • Disconsolately he sat down, stretched out athwart the uppermost step of the stoop where the shady threshold of the hallway joined the burning stairs.†   (source)
  • The sergeant had thrown out Ms chest so far in crying Tally-ho and telling everybody which way they ought to run that he had lost all sense of place, and was leading a disconsolate party of villagers, in Indian file, at the double, with knees up, in the wrong direction.†   (source)
  • "Yes," Casy said disconsolately.†   (source)
  • Don't you frighten them away,' cried someone on deck disconsolately.†   (source)
  • They were rather disconsolate, did not know what to do, what to play at.†   (source)
  • So he sauntered out into the fields, complaining disconsolately, "Good Lord!†   (source)
  • They walked round the house disconsolately.†   (source)
  • "I suppose you have to have some friends before you can get in," she added, disconsolately.†   (source)
  • She obeyed, but loitered disconsolately at the landing window.†   (source)
  • "I did hope there would be a white one with puffed sleeves," she whispered disconsolately.†   (source)
  • He burst into a mad laugh, while Christine gave a disconsolate moan behind her velvet mask.†   (source)
  • Reckon I don't cut much of a figure alongside Kilbourne," said Stanton, disconsolately.†   (source)
  • With this he walked again rather disconsolately upstairs.†   (source)
  • The train started, and Miss Wilkinson sank into the corner of her carriage and wept disconsolately.†   (source)
  • At the dress rehearsal she was disconsolate.†   (source)
  • Clara, a little way off, was looking at the cowslips disconsolately.†   (source)
  • Clara was still wandering about disconsolately.†   (source)
  • One small boy was wandering disconsolately, kicking up the gravel as he walked.†   (source)
  • He looked so disconsolate that it scared her.†   (source)
  • She looked at him and shook her head, her mouth pouting disconsolately, her eyes heavy with passion.†   (source)
  • My thoughts strayed from that question as I looked disconsolately at the fire.†   (source)
  • "I'd do no harm to any one," Maximov muttered disconsolately.†   (source)
  • Tom rose, disconsolate, and stumbled into the cabin that had been allotted to him.†   (source)
  • The street lamps gave a disconsolate and useless glimmer.†   (source)
  • "Well, what now?" he asked disconsolately.†   (source)
  • Ivan Ilych went out slowly, seated himself disconsolately in his sledge, and drove home.†   (source)
  • The parson turns disconsolately towards the gate; then comes back irresolutely.]†   (source)
  • [He takes the opposite seat disconsolately]†   (source)
  • Eva used to, but she is gone!" and Marie lay back on her lounge, and began to sob disconsolately.†   (source)
  • 'My house,' answered the disconsolate Gride, affected perhaps by its loneliness.†   (source)
  • 'I don't want any sum,' replied her disconsolate husband; 'I shall require no demd allowance.†   (source)
  • It was not till Babbitt was thick and disconsolate with mutton grease that he flung out: "I wound up a nice little deal with Conrad Lyte this morning that put five hundred good round plunks in my pocket.†   (source)
  • Having satisfied himself that there was no risk of immediate discovery he went back to the kitchen with a lighter step, and found Mattie disconsolately removing the last scraps of pickle from the floor.†   (source)
  • Reaching the appointed place at six o'clock, he found her leaning disconsolately against a tree in the shadow.†   (source)
  • There was the depot, of course; I often went down to see the night train come in, and afterward sat awhile with the disconsolate telegrapher who was always hoping to be transferred to Omaha or Denver, 'where there was some life.'†   (source)
  • The middle one of the three windows was half-way open; and sitting close beside it, taking the air with an infinite sadness of mien, like some disconsolate prisoner, Utterson saw Dr. Jekyll.†   (source)
  • His advances to the dwarf were such that the crippled woman grinned until her aged, oversize face was a wreath of wrinkles; he paid Frau Stohr compliments that made the vulgar woman roll her shoulder forward even farther and turned her affectations into almost crazed antics; he asked Fraulein Kleefeld to kiss him on his great, ragged lips and charmed even disconsolate Frau Magnus—and all without any detriment to the tender devotion he showed his traveling companion, whose hand he gallantly and frequently pressed to his lips.†   (source)
  • They stood alone, under the balcony, disconsolately facing the vastness of the floor, while beyond them flashed the current of dancers, beautiful, formidable, desirable.†   (source)
  • As they drove upon a wharf littered with hides and boxes and disconsolate steerage passengers, he peered out of their crammed taxicab and announced that the bow of the St. Buryan—all they could see of it—reminded him of the Spanish steamer he had taken to the Cape Verde Isles.†   (source)
  • He was wholly disconsolate in spirit, hungry to what he deemed an almost mortal extent, weary, and defeated.†   (source)
  • But he was watching her throat below the ear, where the flush was fusing into the honey-white, and her mouth that pouted disconsolate.†   (source)
  • He set off with a spring, and in a moment was flying through the air, almost out of the door of the shed, the upper half of which was open, showing outside the drizzling rain, the filthy yard, the cattle standing disconsolate against the black cartshed, and at the back of all the grey-green wall of the wood.†   (source)
  • Late in the evening I heard the distant rumbling of wagons over bridges—a sound heard farther than almost any other at night—the baying of dogs, and sometimes again the lowing of some disconsolate cow in a distant barn-yard.†   (source)
  • If, thought he, I should be moved by the tears and sorrow of this disconsolate damsel, what should I reap but the loss of these fair hopes for which I have encountered so much risk, and the ridicule of Prince John and his jovial comrades?†   (source)
  • "He is an ancient and faithful servant," returned the disconsolate Obed, "and with pain should I see him come to any harm.†   (source)
  • In the first interview she accorded to Mr Meagles, she slided herself into the position of disconsolately but gracefully yielding to irresistible pressure.†   (source)
  • On the evening of the day on which I had seen Miss Scatcherd flog her pupil, Burns, I wandered as usual among the forms and tables and laughing groups without a companion, yet not feeling lonely: when I passed the windows, I now and then lifted a blind, and looked out; it snowed fast, a drift was already forming against the lower panes; putting my ear close to the window, I could distinguish from the gleeful tumult within, the disconsolate moan of the wind outside.†   (source)
  • With these words he threw the boots towards Mr. Mell, who went back a few paces to pick them up, and looked at them (very disconsolately, I was afraid), as we went on together.†   (source)
  • He dragged himself upstairs, and brooded in his room a long time, disconsolate and forlorn, with Luigi's Indian knife for a text.†   (source)
  • Before I could reach the scene of action, more shots were heard, and then a shout of victory; after which appeared through the stems of the trees the disconsolate figure of Jack, hobbling along like a cripple, supported on each side by his brothers.†   (source)
  • Although schoolmistresses' letters are to be trusted no more nor less than churchyard epitaphs; yet, as it sometimes happens that a person departs this life who is really deserving of all the praises the stone cutter carves over his bones; who IS a good Christian, a good parent, child, wife, or husband; who actually DOES leave a disconsolate family to mourn his loss; so in academies of the male and female sex it occurs every now and then that the pupil is fully worthy of the praises bestowed by the disinterested instructor.†   (source)
  • During one of their walks a poor cot in the foldings of a vale attracted their notice as being singularly disconsolate, while the number of half-clothed children gathered about it spoke of penury in its worst shape.†   (source)
  • The old servant returned to the caleche, looked into it, shook his head disconsolately, told the driver to turn into the yard, and stopped beside Mavra Kuzminichna.†   (source)
  • The scout directed Heyward and his disconsolate fellow travelers to seat themselves in the forward end of the canoe, and took possession of the other himself, as erect and steady as if he floated in a vessel of much firmer materials.†   (source)
  • "I think, Small," says the disconsolate Mr. Guppy, "you might have mentioned that the old man was your uncle."†   (source)
  • Through several succeeding days he saw her at different times from the window of his room moping disconsolately about the garden.†   (source)
  • There he found Mr. James Harthouse looking out of window, in a state of mind so disconsolate, that he was already halfdisposed to 'go in' for something else.†   (source)
  • He set out on his march again, then he began to run; and from time to time he halted and shouted into that solitude, with a voice which was the most formidable and the most disconsolate that it was possible to hear, "Little Gervais!†   (source)
  • On the fourth morning he was discovered disconsolately climbing a hill, in his craving to get a glimpse of the sea from somewhere or other.†   (source)
  • One of the girls even laughed at the disconsolate look of the swain who might fancy himself deserted, a circumstance that seemed suddenly to arouse his energies, and induce him to move towards the log, on which the prisoner was still seated, drying his clothes.†   (source)
  • When he read the fine passages he was transported, but when he thought that mummers would get something out of them for their show, he was disconsolate; and in this confusion of sentiments in which he was involved he would have liked at once to crown Racine with both his hands and discuss with him for a good quarter of an hour.†   (source)
  • As for Hepzibah, she seemed not merely possessed with the east wind, but to be, in her very person, only another phase of this gray and sullen spell of weather; the East-Wind itself, grim and disconsolate, in a rusty black silk gown, and with a turban of cloud-wreaths on its head.†   (source)
  • Jo leaned her chin on her knees in a disconsolate attitude and shook her fist at the reprehensible John.†   (source)
  • At twelve, Ne-ne-hofra was the delight of Essouan; at sixteen, the fame of her beauty was universal; at twenty, there was never a day which did not bring to her door princes of the desert on swift camels, and lords of Egypt in gilded barges; and, going away disconsolate, they reported everywhere, 'I have seen her, and she is not a woman, but Athor herself.'†   (source)
  • 'See there, Faguey,' he said, pointing disconsolately to his top boots; 'not a drop of Day and Martin since you know when; not a bubble of blacking, by Jove!†   (source)
  • These considerations led the deep-sighted lady into a calculation of the probable duration of Mrs Wititterly's life, and the chances of the disconsolate widower bestowing his hand on her daughter.†   (source)
  • As I was loitering along the High Street, looking in disconsolately at the shop windows, and thinking what I would buy if I were a gentleman, who should come out of the bookshop but Mr. Wopsle.†   (source)
  • Meeting Mrs. O'Dowd, whom the Dean's sermons had by no means comforted, and who was walking very disconsolately in the Parc, Rebecca accosted the latter, rather to the surprise of the Major's wife, who was not accustomed to such marks of politeness from Mrs. Rawdon Crawley, and informing her that poor little Mrs. Osborne was in a desperate condition, and almost mad with grief, sent off the good-natured Irishwoman straight to see if she could console her young favourite.†   (source)
  • She had taken them out now, to adapt herself, I suppose, to the altered character of the house; and wore but one or two disconsolate bows of sober brown.†   (source)
  • Arrived at the sandbank, they landed; and, after entering the forest and shouting 'Coco, Coco!' till the woods rang again, they presently espied the truant, slouching disconsolately towards them, looking very miserable and heartily ashamed of himself.†   (source)
  • The advance from a personal acquaintance with the elder Mr Chivery to an introduction to his amiable wife and disconsolate son, may have been easy; but easy or not, Mr Pancks soon made it.†   (source)
  • Only one Mercury in powder gapes disconsolate at the hall-window; and he mentioned last night to another Mercury of his acquaintance, also accustomed to good society, that if that sort of thing was to last—which it couldn't, for a man of his spirits couldn't bear it, and a man of his figure couldn't be expected to bear it—there would be no resource for him, upon his honour, but to cut his throat!†   (source)
  • Oh, dear, I wish I hadn't asked you to speak, Mama," said May, looking disconsolately at the empty spaces on her table.†   (source)
  • In one corner, near a small fire, sat an old man, leaning his head on his hands in a disconsolate attitude.†   (source)
  • "Venerable venator, or hunter, or trapper," said the disconsolate Obed, "I rejoice greatly in meeting thee again.†   (source)
  • A murmur of voices had been audible on the outside, and, at the moment of our entrance, a clapping of hands: which latter noise, I was surprised to see, proceeded from the generally disconsolate Mrs. Gummidge.†   (source)
  • Mrs. Bagnet ceasing, Mr. Bagnet removes his hand from his head as if the shower-bath were over and looks disconsolately at Mr. George, who has turned quite white and looks distressfully at the grey cloak and straw bonnet.†   (source)
  • Here the good woman pointed to the little window, whence her son might be seen sitting disconsolate in the tuneless groves; and again shook her head and wiped her eyes, and besought him, for the united sakes of both the young people, to exercise his influence towards the bright reversal of these dismal events.†   (source)
  • A great fall of snow had taken place the night before, and the fields were of one uniform white; the appearance was disconsolate, and I found my feet chilled by the cold damp substance that covered the ground.†   (source)
  • A few days after, Tom was standing musing by the balconies, when he was joined by Adolph, who, since the death of his master, had been entirely crest-fallen and disconsolate.†   (source)
  • But Mrs Squeers's lord it was; and in a tolerably disconsolate mood Mrs Squeers's lord appeared to be, as, helping himself from a black bottle which stood on the table beside him, he cast round the chamber a look, in which very slight regard for the objects within view was plainly mingled with some regretful and impatient recollection of distant scenes and persons.†   (source)
  • If I tacitly checked this playfulness, and persisted, she would look so scared and disconsolate, as she became more and more bewildered, that the remembrance of her natural gaiety when I first strayed into her path, and of her being my child-wife, would come reproachfully upon me; and I would lay the pencil down, and call for the guitar.†   (source)
  • It is disconsolate enough, this riding, to the stranger, who, with well-filled pocket and well-appointed horse, threads the lonely way on some errand of business; but wilder, drearier, to the man enthralled, whom every weary step bears further from all that man loves and prays for.†   (source)
  • With which words she hurried into the house, as if to shake off the responsibility of my appearance; and left me standing at the garden-gate, looking disconsolately over the top of it towards the parlour window, where a muslin curtain partly undrawn in the middle, a large round green screen or fan fastened on to the windowsill, a small table, and a great chair, suggested to me that my aunt might be at that moment seated in awful state.†   (source)
  • The two little boys, after a desperate rummaging in their pockets, in search of those pocket-handkerchiefs which mothers know are never to be found there, had thrown themselves disconsolately into the skirts of their mother's gown, where they were sobbing, and wiping their eyes and noses, to their hearts' content;—Mrs.†   (source)
  • Having established his mother and sister in the apartments of the kind-hearted miniature painter, and ascertained that Sir Mulberry Hawk was in no danger of losing his life, Nicholas turned his thoughts to poor Smike, who, after breakfasting with Newman Noggs, had remained, in a disconsolate state, at that worthy creature's lodgings, waiting, with much anxiety, for further intelligence of his protector.†   (source)
  • Mr Squeers continued to look disconsolately about him, and to listen to these noises in profound silence, broken only by the rustling of his large coat, as he now and then moved his arm to raise his glass to his lips.†   (source)
  • Among the great beams, bulks, and ringbolts of the ship, and the emigrant-berths, and chests, and bundles, and barrels, and heaps of miscellaneous baggage —'lighted up, here and there, by dangling lanterns; and elsewhere by the yellow daylight straying down a windsail or a hatchway — were crowded groups of people, making new friendships, taking leave of one another, talking, laughing, crying, eating and drinking; some, already settled down into the possession of their few feet of space, with their little households arranged, and tiny children established on stools, or in dwarf elbow-chairs; others, despairing of a resting-place, and wandering disconsolately.†   (source)
  • All disconsolate,
    With Pindarus his bondman, on this hill.   (source)
    disconsolate = very sad
  • He then returned disconsolate into the kitchen, where he found Jones in the custody of his servants.†   (source)
  • We at last arrived within the deep ditches that encompass that disconsolate city.†   (source)
  • I was now left in a dismal and disconsolate case indeed, and in several things worse than ever.†   (source)
  • If patiently thy bidding they obey,
    Dismiss them not disconsolate; reveal
    To Adam what shall come in future days,
    As I shall thee enlighten; intermix
    My covenant in the Woman's seed renewed;
    So send them forth, though sorrowing, yet in peace:
    And on the east side of the garden place,
    Where entrance up from Eden easiest climbs,
    Cherubick watch; and of a sword the flame
    Wide-waving; all approach far off to fright,
    And guard all passage to the tree of life:
    Lest Paradise a receptacle prove
    To Spirits foul, and all my trees their prey;
    With whose stolen fruit Man once more to delude.†   (source)
  • The terrified and disconsolate ladies, without discussing Don Quixote's demand or asking who Dulcinea might be, promised that their squire should do all that had been commanded.†   (source)
  • Being in this disconsolate state, I heard, or at least thought I heard, some kind of grating noise on that side of my box where the staples were fixed; and soon after I began to fancy that the box was pulled or towed along the sea; for I now and then felt a sort of tugging, which made the waves rise near the tops of my windows, leaving me almost in the dark.†   (source)
  • It is impossible for me to express the beauties of her mind, or the loveliness of her person; neither can I too much lament her loss, which my latest breath shall record; her influence was greater over me, than the powers of my own reason, the importunities of friends, the instructions of a father, or the melting tears of a tender and disconsolate mother; in a word, she was the spirit of all my affairs, and the centre of my enterprizes.†   (source)
  • "Do not despair," said he to the disconsolate Candide, "I understand a little of the jargon of these people, I will speak to them."†   (source)
  • Priscian goes along with that disconsolate crowd, and Francesco of Accorso;[1] and thou mightest also have seen, hadst thou had desire of such scurf, him who by the Servant of Servants was translated from Arno to Bacchiglione, where he left his ill-strained nerves.†   (source)
  • When Jones had spent the whole day in vain enquiries after Mrs Fitzpatrick, he returned at last disconsolate to his apartment.†   (source)
  • It was in vain to speak comfortably to him; the wound had sunk too deep; it was a stab that touched the vitals; he grew melancholy and disconsolate, and from thence lethargic, and died.†   (source)
  • to kneel before the feet of Don Quixote; and though he strove to raise her up, she without rising addressed him in this fashion: "From this spot I will not rise, valiant and doughty knight, until your goodness and courtesy grant me a boon, which will redound to the honour and renown of your person and render a service to the most disconsolate and afflicted damsel the sun has seen; and if the might of your strong arm corresponds to the repute of your immortal fame, you are bound to aid the helpless being who, led by the savour of your renowned name, hath come from far distant lands to seek your aid in her misfortunes."†   (source)
  • The woman was cowed and went off disconsolately, hanging her head; and the governor said to the man, "Honest man, go home with your money, and God speed you; and for the future, if you don't want to lose it, see that you don't take it into your head to yoke with anybody."†   (source)
  • Nor was she only disconsolate as to me, but she was struck with horror at the sense of her own wicked life, and began to look back upon it with a taste quite different from mine, for she was penitent to the highest degree for her sins, as well as sorrowful for the misfortune.†   (source)
  • As the Sicilian bull [1]—that bellowed first with the plaint of him (and that was right) who had shaped it with his file—was wont to bellow with the voice of the sufferer, so that, although it was of brass, yet it appeared transfixed with pain, thus, through not at first having way or outlet from the fire, the disconsolate words were converted into its language.†   (source)
  • Our company brought together in the morning the same good inclinations towards each other, with which they had separated the evening before; but poor Jones was extremely disconsolate; for he had just received information from Partridge, that Mrs Fitzpatrick had left her lodging, and that he could not learn whither she was gone.†   (source)
  • However, I was indeed dreadfully dejected, and disconsolate to the last degree; and as I had no friend in the world to communicate my distressed thoughts to, it lay so heavy upon me, that it threw me into fits and swoonings several times a day.†   (source)
  • My poor governess was utterly disconsolate, and she that was my comforter before, wanted comfort now herself; and sometimes mourning, sometimes raging, was as much out of herself, as to all outward appearance, as any mad woman in Bedlam.†   (source)
  • First, it was past the flourishing time with me when I might expect to be courted for a mistress; that agreeable part had declined some time, and the ruins only appeared of what had been; and that which was worse than all this, that I was the most dejected, disconsolate creature alive.†   (source)
  • This was the greatest and the worst prize that ever I was concerned in; for indeed, though, as I have said above, I was hardened now beyond the power of all reflection in other cases, yet it really touched me to the very soul when I looked into this treasure, to think of the poor disconsolate gentlewoman who had lost so much by the fire besides; and who would think, to be sure, that she had saved her plate and best things; how she would be surprised and afflicted when she should find that she had been deceived, and should find that the person that took her children and her goods, had not come, as was pretended, from the gentlewoman i†   (source)
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