Sentence Examples

  • He rested his chin atop her head, knowing there were no words to comfort someone who hurt so deeply and regretful that he caused this pain.
  • Since then, says their regretful pupil, " less time and less care have been bestowed on grammar, and persons who profess all arts, liberal and mechanical, are ignorant of the primary art, without which a man proceeds in vain to the rest.
  • But they've been very scarce for a few years and we usually have to be content with elephants or buffaloes, answered the creature, in a regretful tone.
  • There was a regretful accent in the creature's voice, and at the words all the other dragonettes sighed dismally.
  • "Here, I don't grudge it--take it!" she said, evidently afraid of her master and yet regretful of her cloak.

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