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There was a regretful accent in the creature's voice, and at the words all the other dragonettes sighed dismally.
Yes, my dear Godfrey," said Nancy, who was sitting with her hands tightly clasped together, and with yearning, regretful affection in her eyes.
We shall see Paris only for a little while as we come back to take up our line of march for the ship, and so I may as well bid the beautiful city a regretful farewell.
Since then the troubles of her married life had deepened, and the absence of other relief encouraged her regretful rumination over that thin romance which she had once fed on.
In her lonely moments she was troubled by regretful thoughts of Moody, which perplexed and irritated her.
With wistful, regretful faces they watched its silver flight through the air, but not one moved to follow it.
Everybody gnesses over it," she warned, while inwardly she was puzzled that she should at the same time be glad and regretful that he did not fight any more.
They went heavenward, supporting each other along the difficult path which it was their lot to tread, and never wasted one regretful thought on the vanities of Merry Mount.
She had no longing to put them in her ears now: her head with its dark rings of hair lay back languidly on the pillow, and the sadness that rested about her brow and eyes was something too hard for regretful memory.
repeated Ardalion Alexandrovitch over and over again, in regretful tones.
She sighed over the perversity of things in general, and croaked a little over her trials in particular, but on the whole got over her loss better than she expected, for soon she had other sorrows beside her own to comfort, and such work does a body more good than floods of regretful tears, or hours of sentimental lamentation.
It was regretful to see an ad in the daily Nation today by APNS , twisting the remarks of CJ regarding pre-pol ads in media at public expense.