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despair
used in Interview with the Vampire

16 uses
  • And I shut the coin that morning with a kind of despair.
    Part 1 (47% in)
  • An artist, stealing paints from a store, for example, imagines himself to have made an inevitable but immoral decision, and then he sees ' self as fallen from grace; what follows is despair and petty irresponsibility, as if morality were a great glass world which can be utterly shattered by one act.
    Part 1 (45% in)
  • No secrets, no truths, only despair.
    Part 2 (89% in)
  • But the main thing which I had then was despair.
    Part 2 (89% in)
  • And in despair the recurring fear that we had killed the only other vampire like us, Lestat.
    Part 2 (89% in)
  • 'It's true,' he said, shocking me, deepening my sadness, my despair.
    Part 3 (30% in)
  • I asked, astonished at my own anger, my own despair.
    Part 3 (31% in)
  • Nor try to separate that loss from some other oppressive realization: that in Europe I'd found no truths to lessen loneliness, transform despair.
    Part 3 (65% in)
  • And nothing remains to offer freedom from despair except the act of killing.
    Part 3 (71% in)
  • And often no one around him-should he still seek the company of other vampires—no one will know that he is in despair.
    Part 3 (71% in)
  • I became aware of the depth of my hope and my terror; how very different those feelings were from the alienation that he described, how very different from that awful wasting despair.
    Part 3 (72% in)
  • There was something outrageous and repulsive in that despair suddenly.
    Part 3 (72% in)
  • It is through you that I can save myself from the despair which I've described to you as our death.
    Part 3 (73% in)
  • I watched his eyes fill with a soft, bleary despair.
    Part 4 (46% in)
  • It didn't have to end, not in this, not in despair!
    Part 4 (84% in)
  • Despair!
    Part 4 (84% in)

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