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.
  • The wisdom of Xenophanes, like the wisdom of the Hebrew Preacher, showed itself, not in a theory of the universe, but in a sorrowful recognition of the nothingness of things and the futility of endeavour.
  • 50.) Here we have essentially a dualistic principle, which, though it can largely be accounted for by the interaction of certain inner tendencies and outward sorrowful experience on the part of Judaism, may ultimately be derived from Mazdean influences.
  • In the north of England Passion Sunday was formerly known as Carle or Carling Sunday, a name corrupted from "care," in allusion to the sorrowful season which the day heralds.

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