Sentence Examples


  • The scientist.s glasses were missing, his expression growing sorrowful as he looked around at his destroyed lab.
  • Her thoughts returned to Rhyn, and she recalled how he'd fought the last day they'd been on the Sanctuary.  She'd never seen anything like it, a combination of power, agility and fire.  He'd been willing to kill his only friend on her behalf, and the memory was both gratifying and sorrowful.  He'd done it for her.
  • But were the coming narrative to reveal in any instance, the complete abasement of poor Starbuck's fortitude, scarce might I have the heart to write it; for it is a thing most sorrowful, nay shocking, to expose the fall of valour in the soul.
  • What a sorrowful act must that be--the covering up of wells! coincident with the opening of wells of tears.
  • Anna Mikhaylovna, with a meek, sorrowful, and all-forgiving expression on her face, stood by the door near the strange lady.

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