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He had none, but looked so unhappily and greedily at the others while they were eating
It was full of meaning that I could not grasp, and there were significances of the kind that literature unhappily abounds in, but they were lost upon my innocence.
I'd like it to end unhappily, because that would be so much more romantic.
He found that the newspaper storiette should never be tragic, should never end unhappily, and should never contain beauty of language, subtlety of thought, nor real delicacy of sentiment.
But Mirabel's doubts had, unhappily, inspired a similar feeling of uncertainty in her own mind.
Unhappily, he felt too deeply and too strongly to be patient, and give her time.
Unhappily, he returned to tell me of his good fortune, and the same day he was arrested for debt.
You are living here very unhappily, Geoffrey, with your wife.
I am unhappily only too certain that I am correct in writing to you of this disgraceful marriage as of a settled thing.
On the morrow the horizon was covered with clouds-- a thick and impenetrable curtain between earth and sky, which unhappily extended as far as the Rocky Mountains.
His wig was in an instant torn from his head, his shirt from his back, and from his face descended five streams of blood, denoting the number of claws with which nature had unhappily armed the enemy.
What seems strange to me is that women should seek fresh duties," said Sergey Ivanovitch, "while we see, unhappily, that men usually try to avoid them.