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Then he gazed sadly at his wife and stretched out his arms towards her.
Dreary gardens lay around, filled with withered flowers and bare, drooping trees; while heavy clouds hung low in the dark sky, and a cold wind murmured sadly through the wintry air.
The poet spoke sadly, and his eyes were dim with tears.
Seth's first thoughts were about his brother: he would come home to-day, surely, for the business would be wanting him sadly by to-morrow, but it was pleasant to think he had had a longer holiday than he had expected.
Hans soon came to himself, and got upon his legs again, sadly vexed, and said to the shepherd, 'This riding is no joke, when a man has the luck to get upon a beast like this that stumbles and flings him off as if it would break his neck.
When it was done, he laid it aside and a dog walked sadly in and nipped it.
I do not know what answer to make," said Jane sadly.
This memory carried him sadly and sweetly back to those painful feelings of which he had not thought lately, but which still found place in his soul.
We must give up the farm, my dear," replied her uncle sadly, "and wander away into the world to work for our living.
I cannot tell you, Miss Maxon," he said sadly, "how much I should hate to be the one to ignore your father's commands, and enlighten you upon this and other subjects which lie nearer to your personal welfare than you can possibly guess; but I feel that after the horrors of this day duty demands that I must lay all before you--you cannot again be exposed to the horrors from which you were rescued only by a miracle.
It can only end," she thought, sadly, "in my disappointing him
Have I any right," she asked, sadly, "to accept what you offer me?