But, in spite of these ordinary defects, he was fond of his work and wishful to excel in it.
He looked at me real sharp, an' sort of wishful, and then he says, "You look like a good woman."
I can tell that Emily is wishful to pass through this structure.
I hoped that I was correct; maybe it was wishful thinking, but I claim that right.
We are weary of our voyage of discovery ...