pained


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I am sorry if I have pained you by asking about my father," he said, "but I could not help it.
He noticed that the wound pained him less than he had imagined it would.
Friend John, it does rejoice me unspeakable that she is no more to be pained, no more to be worried with our terrible things.
And I suspected that the conversation that had been carried on in his presence (for they always say and do what they like before the dear old man, without the smallest regard for his feelings) had made a strong impression on his mind; for, naturally enough, it must have pained him to hear the emperor he so devotedly loved and served spoken of in that depreciating manner.