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It was a tender and heart-dissolving prayer, full of sorrow, yet so imbued with celestial hopes, that the music of a heavenly harp, swept by the fingers of the dead, seemed faintly to be heard among the saddest accents of the minister.
But the innocent dead could not be restored to life and the hill where they were executed will always remind people of the saddest and most humiliating passage in our history.
But Ernest turned away, melancholy, and almost despondent: for this was the saddest of his disappointments, to behold a man who might have fulfilled the prophecy, and had not willed to do so.
I received her in my arms when she came into the world and her first wedding day was the saddest of my life.
She would often be lost in deep thought, with the saddest look upon her face.
His love for the lady was deep and sincere, and to him the saddest part of all this black business was that he should have been deceived by her.
But you know what Italians are, and meanwhile the Grotto fell roaring on to the beach, and the saddest thing of all is that she cannot remember what she has written.
Through the broken casements we watch the flitting shadows of the dead, and the saddest shadows of them all are the shadows of our own dead selves.
Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been.
They wear a conical hat termed a "nail-kag;" a coat of saddest black; a shirt which shows dirt so easily that it has to be changed every month, and is very troublesome; things called pantaloons, which are held up by shoulder straps, and on their feet they wear boots which are ridiculous in pattern and can stand no wear.
The saddest thing about them was that they were grotesque, and the more pathetic they were, the more you wanted to laugh.
It was the saddest experience of my life, Miss Porter; and then, added to it, there was my own grief--the greatest I have ever known.