lamentable

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  • He went off to business without seeing his wife again, and passed a lamentable day. Cited from Victorian Short Stories of Troubled Marriages, by Various
  • These things indeed are lamentable, but yet we must bear our present fate. Cited from The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I, by Euripides
  • Presently they brought her to a state in which she could tell her lamentable history. Cited from That Stick, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • I met one the other day, who had a most lamentable state of things to report. Cited from Aunt Phillis's Cabin, by Mary H. Eastman
  • It is lamentable that it ever should be an event in any human life. Cited from Autobiography and Letters of Orville Dewey, D.D., by Orville Dewey
  • But how was it likely he could feel sure of himself after his lamentable failure of the morning? Cited from The Willoughby Captains, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • For the last five seasons that lamentable house had failed to put a team into the field. Cited from The Politeness of Princes, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • Perhaps the most lamentable thing in the play is the first act. Cited from Plays, Acting and Music, by Arthur Symons
  • What a lamentable picture of our government, so often pronounced the best upon earth! Cited from The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus, by American Anti-Slavery Society
  • When he first put his foot into the water he heard a lamentable groan. Cited from Debit and Credit, by Gustav Freytag
  • More and more war is coming to be looked upon as in itself a lamentable and evil thing. Cited from State of the Union, Theodore Roosevelt
  • The following may be considered as the principal circumstances which led to this lamentable result. Cited from Lander's Travels, by Robert Huish
  • She was, apparently, on her way to my house when the lamentable accident happened. Cited from Mary Gray, by Katharine Tynan
  • Nor have they looked far enough ahead to see what is, in so many cases, the lamentable result. Cited from Analyzing Character, by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  • It in reality looked as if this would be the lamentable result, and very quickly. Cited from The Castaways, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • It is lamentable to consider how much that nation has declined in literature during our time. Cited from Life of Adam Smith, by John Rae
  • The contrast with the present lamentable lack of sight-reading ability is most marked. Cited from Spirit and Music, by H. Ernest Hunt
  • You know the way this house is being kept; it's lamentable. Cited from The Drone, by Rutherford Mayne
  • He spoke the last words with a sort of lamentable energy. Cited from The Dweller on the Threshold, by Robert Smythe Hichens
  • And it is a lamentable thought, how very ill the clothes of most men are made. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 8, No. 48, October, 1861, by Various
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