Not bitterly disappointed, I think,' he said aloud.
And besides, again, most men are disappointed in life, somehow or other, and influenced by their disappointment.
I hope I may not break down in that; but there, my being a disappointed man may show itself.
Now here's one of the advantages, or disadvantages, of knowing a disappointed man.
Then Gowan asserting his rights as a disappointed man who had his grudge against the family, and who, perhaps, had allowed his mother to have them there, as much in the hope it might give them some annoyance as with any other benevolent object, aired his pencil and his poverty ostentatiously before them, and told them he hoped in time to settle a crust of bread and cheese on his wife, and that he begged such of them as (more fortunate than himself) came in for any good thing, and could buy a picture, to please to remember the poor painter.