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Each morning she awoke with hope, and each night she was a prey to despondency.
There was no despondency when she fell asleep that night; nor was there hope when she awoke in the morning.
These were the reflections of my hours of despondency and solitude; but when I contemplated the virtues of the cottagers, their amiable and benevolent dispositions, I persuaded myself that when they should become acquainted with my admiration of their virtues they would compassionate me and overlook my personal deformity.
There was clearly something better than anger and despondency.
I looked at the boy in sorrow; and as I looked I saw the cloud of a deep despondency settle upon his counte- nance.
The pure heather-scented air, the bright sunshine, and the gentle canter of Minny, relieved his despondency after a while.
When this despondency was at its worst, I believed that I should die.
The people smiled mysteriously in the streets, and threw bold glances at their oppressors; while far and wide there was a subdued and silent agitation, as if the slightest signal would rouse the whole land from its sluggish despondency.
Whenever John Endicott noticed her despondency he doubtless addressed her with words of comfort.
To beat the way further through the snow with these enfeebled animals seemed next to impossible; and despondency began to creep over their hearts, when, fortunately, they discovered a trail made by some hunting party.
Speaking on the occasion, President Sameeullah said that failure of provincial government to provide health allowance to class-IV employees has increased despondency in them.
Sometimes, this can contribute to the feelings of despondency.