Thesaurus / hapless

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Who should call on me but the father of the hapless Harry Robinson.

She inquired the name of the man of rank who had acted so treacherously to the hapless girl.

The Golden DogWilliam Kirby

The vessels bearing the new Governor and Intendant, however, suffered the most hapless violence.

Old QuebecSir Gilbert Parker and Claude Glennon Bryan

Sleep in peace, ill-starred daughter of my hapless fatherland!

Yet to them these hapless babes must look for all the earthly happiness they could hope to enjoy.

The morning advanced, the sun arose, but no assistance, no relief appeared to our hapless prisoners.

The seaman landing with money in his pocket in any large town is like the hapless fish in some of our much-angled streams.

Too frequently the hapless penitent was destroyed by the explosion he had provoked.

Scant ceremony was displayed in binding their hapless victim; the operation was conducted to the accompaniment of kicks and cuffs.

The DownfallEmile Zola

So an hour passed, and then the hapless Danes were driven down in a string to the water's edge, and we sent a boat for them.

A Sea Queen's SailingCharles Whistler

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