- Doubt one minute, faith the next—sometimes inspired, sometimes in despair.p. 581.3
- At first, we thought Dan had caught us—but Dan was rehearsing The Gravesend Players, unless (in despair) he had fired the lot of them and canceled the production.p. 196.7
- I despair that another fall is almost upon me and once again I shall strive to make my Grade Ten girls notice something in Wuthering Heights besides every little detail about Catherine and Heathcliff—the story, the story; it is all they are interested in!p. 531.3
There are no more uses of "despair" in A Prayer for Owen Meany.
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