deplorable

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  • Her eyes seemed now for the first time to mark his own deplorable condition. Cited from Bob Hampton of Placer, by Randall Parrish
  • You can form no idea of our deplorable state, for the last year. Cited from Life of Horatio Lord Viscount Nelson, Vol. II (of 2), by James Harrison
  • This was all done in the open air by hand in deplorable working conditions.
  • This system is deplorable, since no one is responsible for what is done. Cited from The Art of War, by Baron Henri de Jomini
  • As if historical interest could make them less deplorable from an artistic point of view! Cited from Books and Persons, by Arnold Bennett
  • Now the third glass of clean spirit has always a deplorable effect on me. Cited from I Saw Three Ships and Other Winter Tales, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • For a man of his age to do a thing like that seems to me really deplorable. Cited from Punch, Vol. 159, October 6, 1920, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • It might make them less deplorable from another point of view. Cited from Books and Persons, by Arnold Bennett
  • It was a deplorable business; they did not know what to think, nor how to act. Cited from Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper, ed. by W. C. Armstrong
  • And is it not equally true that we experience every hour the results of our deplorable condition? Cited from Pascal's Pensees, by Blaise Pascal
  • He had a deplorable tone and he could throw bad language into any conversation.
  • If I could not read, how deplorable would be my condition! Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 96, October, 1865, by Various
  • Several also of those who came home with the vessels, were in the same deplorable condition. Cited from Abolition of the African Slave Trade by the British Parliament, Clarkson
  • All this may have been true, but the custom led to deplorable results. Cited from Woman's Life in Colonial Days, by Carl Holliday
  • A capacity without education is deplorable, and education without capacity is thrown away. Cited from Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers, by W. A. Clouston
  • They represented their condition as bad, though by no means so deplorable as it would have been in former days. Cited from The Pirates Own Book, by Charles Ellms
  • And now he looked the deplorable truth straight in the face. Cited from The Dreamer, by Mary Newton Stanard
  • Deplorable is the only word I can come up with as a description.
  • Now, the third glass of clean spirits has always a deplorable effect on me. Cited from McClure's Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 5, April, 1896, by Various
  • Possibly all might have gone well with it but for a deplorable accident. Cited from Four Months Besieged, by H. H. S. Pearse
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