There was a steaming mist in all the hollows, and it had roamed in its forlornness
up the hill, like an evil spirit, seeking rest and finding none.
When I had done, the poor girl, in the extremity of her forlornness
and distress, forgot all the little maidenly conventionalities and young-lady-like restraints of everyday life--and, in a burst of natural grief and honest confiding helplessness, hid her face on my bosom, and cried there as if she were a child again, and I was the mother to whom she had been used to look for comfort.
Nancy's aching sympathy for the poor little forlornness
beside her turned suddenly into shocked terror.
You must know, Bella, my dear, and Mr Rokesmith, that when I first named to my husband my thoughts of adopting a little orphan boy in remembrance of John Harmon, I further named to my husband that it was comforting to think that how the poor boy would be benefited by John's own money, and protected from John's own forlornness
Then her breast began to heave, the tears came, and in her forlornness
she was moved to try that other dream of hers-- an appeal to her boy's charity; and so, upon the impulse, and without reflection, she offered her supplication:
"Yes," responded Abbot; "if she were a nice, pretty child, one might compassionate her forlornness
; but one really cannot care for such a little toad as that."
Anyway, it is only a trifling matter, and I am almost ashamed to put it down here in writing--it seems to set the forlornness
of our situation in such a miserably vivid light.
There, then, he sat, holding up that imbecile candle in the heart of that almighty forlornness
. There, then, he sat, the sign and symbol of a man without faith, hopelessly holding up hope in the midst of despair.
Nioche knew his own language, and his appealing forlornness
was quite the perfection of what the American, for vague reasons, had always associated with all elderly foreigners of the lesson-giving class.
Our moods are apt to bring with them images which succeed each other like the magic-lantern pictures of a doze; and in certain states of dull forlornness
Dorothea all her life continued to see the vastness of St.
On the contrary, who her mother was, and how she came to die in that forlornness
, were questions that often pressed on Eppie's mind.
The utter forlornness
of the vista brought volts of panic.