piteous

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  • But he told her story after story, many of them piteous enough. Cited from Old Lady Mary, by Margaret O. (Wilson) Oliphant
  • How often does this piteous cry sound in his letters towards the end of his life. Cited from Musicians of To-Day, by Romain Rolland
  • A piteous look that was not far from tears spread over his white face. Cited from Three More John Silence Stories, by Algernon Blackwood
  • I do, poor child; I can see your piteous face at this moment. Cited from The Lovels of Arden, by M. E. Braddon
  • He has told me such a wonderful and such a piteous story! Cited from The Living Link, by James De Mille
  • We must find them room here; they tell a piteous story. Cited from Alfgar the Dane or the Second Chronicle of Aescendune, by A. D. Crake
  • As he did not speak immediately, she went on with piteous effort. Cited from The Top of the World, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Here I have sent the girl to you three times for money and written you piteous letters. Cited from The Chorus Girl and Other Stories, by Anton Chekhov
  • There was a great trouble in her eyes, her voice was piteous as she spoke. Cited from The Broken Road, by A. E. W. Mason
  • He went a little way, then he stopped and looked back with his piteous hurt eyes. Cited from Evelina's Garden, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • He hardly knew what to say or do before her intent and piteous eyes. Cited from Birthright, by T.S. Stribling
  • There is something piteous to me in the sight of an old boat. Cited from Deephaven and Selected Stories and Sketches, by Sarah Orne Jewett
  • Pulled out, he gave an account of his cut foot, piteous enough. Cited from The Long Roll, by Mary Johnston
  • The girl's face had a piteous look as it was turned to his. Cited from Joyce's Investments, by Fannie E. Newberry
  • With a piteous little smile in answer she laid her hand upon his knee. Cited from The Way of an Eagle, by Ethel M. Dell
  • A look of fear and of piteous appeal came into her face. Cited from Audrey, by Mary Johnston
  • The husband was unable to appear; the sight of the poor children was piteous enough. Cited from The Journal of Sir Walter Scott, by Walter Scott
  • And when he found opportunity, he ventured to tell her of his piteous case. Cited from One Hundred Merrie And Delightsome Stories, by Various
  • "I may tell you?" she said at last, with a piteous look. Cited from The Case of Richard Meynell, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • A piteous, almost a guilty expression, came into his large fair face. Cited from The Way of Ambition, by Robert Hichens
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