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A little girl with her ragged skirt full of slimy seaweed began to sob despairingly, lugging her soaked burden close to the man who carried the light.
But, the watchful little dressmaker had been vigilant as ever in her watch, and she now came up and touched Lightwood's arm as he looked down at his friend, despairingly.
This was the same pitch where many of us had despairingly watched the exploits of Frank Pingel, Rob McDonald and Mark Stimson.
Yours despairingly, Terry Breverton Maesycrugiau, Carms
Yours despairingly, Terry Breverton Cil Lonydd, Maesycrugiau Carmarthenshire
Show-reeling in the minds of the passenger, who gazes despairingly into the wing mirror, are memories of Frank Lampard's ghost goal in 2010, Cristiano Ronaldo's wink in 2006 and Ronaldinho's lob in 2002.
Arguably the best player on the park up until this point, Beattie rashly conceded possession deep inside his own half, gifting the ball to Walshe who deceived the Bohs keeper, Dean Delany, who dived despairingly to his left but failed to get near the midfielder's low shot.
Unable to sold the egg, the man, who has not been named, despairingly typed "egg" and "Vacheron Constantin" into Google, and found an article quoting Kieran McCarthy, director of Wartski, the London-based Royal Warrant-holding experts on Carl Faberge's work.
James Stewart stars as a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman whom an angel saves from suicide by showing him what life would have been like if he never existed.
If I wanted to see a witless slob watching the telly, I'd turn off the set and gaze despairingly into the black mirror for a bit.
Sensitive souls might have to avert their eyes during the harrowing sequence when Fantine is plunged into the gutter, losing all sense of dignity and humanity as she despairingly joins the ladies of the red light district.
Whether he fires Real Madrid to victory, or is left despairingly forlorn on the turf as United celebrate a memorable win, United fans will surely treat Ronaldo with the reverence that is all too warranted.