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Wasn't it heart-rending, that knick-knack shop which they had stuck beside it?

Clement asked at last, in a heart-rending voice; "why did you do this cruel thing?"

Oh, what heart-rending scenes sin has introduced into the world!

It was heart-rending to hear their wailings, and cries of distress, and calls for help.

But the heart-rending thing was the humble protests of the servants.

Her cries in the night were heart-rending, when it was impossible to supply her wants.

His letters, as far as I could make them out, were heart-rending.

It was these things that gave to the poor place so heart-rending an aspect.

That was what gave the miserable place such a heart-rending look.

And what was there in this letter that is so terrible, so heart-rending?

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.