sorrow


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I cannot reflect upon this dreadful scene, but sorrow fills my heart.
Listlessness to everything, but brooding sorrow, was the night that fell on my undisciplined heart.
He went listlessly, with bent head and stooped shoulders, like an old man who bore upon his back the weight of a great sorrow.
what perturbation and what evil thoughts, not seeing underneath the sorrows of impermanence, the impurity, the unreality
A month of fever could not have changed her more than this one night of sleeplessness and sorrow.
This is, indeed, a house of mourning," said Valentine; "speak, Maximilian, although the cup of sorrow seems already full.
O King of blight and sorrow, send me not away till I have brought back the light and joy that will make your dark home bright and beautiful again.
His face, unwashed since yesterday, looked pallid and clammy; his hair was tossed shaggily about his forehead, and his closed eyes had the sunken look which follows upon watching and sorrow.
We've sorrow enough in the natural way, When it comes to burying Christian clay.
Heaven grant the gods be not now bringing that sorrow upon me of which my mother Thetis spoke, saying that while I was yet alive the bravest of the Myrmidons should fall before the Trojans, and see the light of the sun no longer.
Eagerly I wished the morrow; -- vainly I had sought to borrow From my books surcease of sorrow -- sorrow for the lost Lenore -- For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore -- Nameless here for evermore.
By that Heaven that bends above us--by that God we both adore-- Tell this soul with sorrow laden if, within the distant Aidenn, It shall clasp a sainted maiden whom the angels name Lenore-- Clasp a rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore.