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Don't grieve and fret when I am gone, or think that you can be idle and comfort yourselves by being idle and trying to forget.
I grieve for the maiden, for she is of fair and comely countenance, I beheld her in the lists of Ashby.
It grieves me to witness the extravagance that pervades this country,” said the Judge, “where the settlers trifle with the blessings they might enjoy, with the prodigality of successful adventurers.
She does not think evil, but she speaks it, speaks it in playfulness; and though I know it to be playfulness, it grieves me to the soul.
Son or no son, come back, for I love thee--Look, he too grieves.
You were mistaken, my dear Alicia, in supposing me fixed at this place for the rest of the winter: it grieves me to say how greatly you were mistaken, for I have seldom spent three months more agreeably than those which have just flown away.
It seemed to him that life was but a trouble, at best, and he more than half envied Jimmy Hodges, so lately released; it must be very peaceful, he thought, to lie and slumber and dream forever and ever, with the wind whispering through the trees and caressing the grass and the flowers over the grave, and nothing to bother and grieve about, ever any more.
She's fond of you already; and mind you don't grieve her by crying to-night.
Only do you get well, my angel--only do you get well, for the love of God, lest you grieve an old man.
We should all of us grieve, as you well may believe, If you never were met with again-- But surely, my man, when the voyage began, You might have suggested it then?
Baldazzar, it doth grieve me To give thee cause for grief, my honoured friend.
I could not grieve when at last I made you tell me how it happened.