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Still, she said there have been many nights where she has lain awake, thinking of Floyd, sorrowful that she did not do more to save his life.
She felt very sorrowful as she smoothed the homely garments, and placed them in a small leathern trunk.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Ney and Marmont did not accompany the other Commissioners with their sorrowful terms; like rats they left the sinking ship.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
For the affliction of the daughter of my people I am afflicted, and made sorrowful, astonishment hath taken hold on me.
The post-boy returned, sorrowful, to Petersfield, where he procured another horse and rode back to Liphook.
For she must always find something to be glad of before she could be sorrowful about any thing.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
The doctor made a sound of sorrowful assent, as if much struck; then said, "you don't mean he has never been there since?"
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
And then when at length I did look at her, I could not tear myself away from such a sorrowful object of contemplation.
MARGUERITEANATOLE FRANCE
"Right—mind you don't," said Dr. May, and Ethel was surprised to see how sorrowful his face became.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Let us practise these devotions to enkindle in our hearts a true and ardent love for our sorrowful Mother.

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