The princess looked at him, not grasping what he was saying, but cheered by the expression of regretful sympathy on his face.
There was a regretful accent in the creature's voice, and at the words all the other dragonettes sighed dismally.
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.