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The look of distress had vanished, and his sincere eyes seemed to shine again with courage and with strength.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Her face wore a look of distress, almost of alarm; she kept her place, but her eyes gave Bernard a mute welcome.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Finally, his predicament became so awkward that an expression of distress crept into his face.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
In fact, in two places some of our men cried out in distress that we were all lost.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
It seemed quite the forlornest hope I had ever heard of, but Jack's distress was so acute that I hadn't the heart to refuse.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
In conclusion, I must distress my friend J. M. Barrie (who gave me a first chance) by acknowledging my great debt to him.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
In the eyes of the bystanders, Haggard was evidently looked upon as the protector of beauty in distress.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The silence, profound, unalterable, was the silence in the soul that lies behind all passion and distress.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
And they have often shown the same liberality toward the French, when they have found them in distress.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Stopping of business would doubtless be annoying and might very likely produce some distress.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
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