A WAYFARING MAN, traveling in the desert, met a woman standing alone and terribly dejected
. He inquired of her, "Who art thou?" "My name is Truth," she replied.
As Ahab now glided from the dejected
Delight, the strange life-buoy hanging at the Pequod's stern came into conspicuous relief.
He that seeketh victory over his nature, let him not set himself too great, nor too small tasks; for the first will make him dejected
by often failings; and the second will make him a small proceeder, though by often prevailings.
I was quite as dejected
on the first working-day of my apprenticeship as in that after-time; but I am glad to know that I never breathed a murmur to Joe while my indentures lasted.
Pipt was there, and the Crooked Magician sat humped up in a chair, seeming very dejected
but keeping his eyes fixed on the lifeless form of his wife Margolotte, whom he fondly loved but whom he now feared was lost to him forever.
I really felt very dejected
at this not of course entirely unexpected rejection,--if one might use the word for a situation on which had just been set the seal of so unmistakable a kiss; but the vision in my heart seemed to smile at me in high and happy triumph.
When the reading of Denisov's virulent reply, which took more than an hour, was over, Rostov said nothing, and he spent the rest of the day in a most dejected
state of mind amid Denisov's hospital comrades, who had round him, telling them what he knew and listening to their stories.
The young man's manner was dejected
and there were black lines under his eyes.
Mrs Miller expressed great satisfaction in these declarations, in the sincerity of which she averred she had an entire faith; and now the remainder of the conversation past in the joint attempts of that good woman and Mr Nightingale to cheer the dejected
spirits of Mr Jones, in which they so far succeeded as to leave him much better comforted and satisfied than they found him; to which happy alteration nothing so much contributed as the kind undertaking of Mrs Miller to deliver his letter to Sophia, which he despaired of finding any means to accomplish; for when Black George produced the last from Sophia, he informed Partridge that she had strictly charged him, on pain of having it communicated to her father, not to bring her any answer.
Exceedingly moody and dejected
was the sorely wounded Don Quixote, with his face bandaged and marked, not by the hand of God, but by the claws of a cat, mishaps incidental to knight-errantry.
As our fate was now determined, and we were both on board, actually bound to Virginia, in the despicable quality of transported convicts destined to be sold for slaves, I for five years, and he under bonds and security not to return to England any more, as long as he lived, he was very much dejected
and cast down; the mortification of being brought on board, as he was, like a prisoner, piqued him very much, since it was first told him he should transport himself, and so that he might go as a gentleman at liberty.
Sparsit in an undertone, and much dejected
by the immorality of the people.