Until that point, eminent success lay just around the corner; now, absent any leads, a wave of despair descended over me like a blanket of morning fog.
Well, don't despair, help is at hand and we're not talking about microwave meals.
One man says, in his despair or indifference to life, take up a handful of the earth at your feet, and paint your house that color.
Now, when I look around and listen to humanity-driven news, I despair, I really do.
As much despair as she felt for each of the forty-three deaths, there would be nothing but doom, disease, and death for her people if she did not stay alive.
In her half-asleep despair, she was convinced no one but the Deans would even believe her.
A stereotyped but unconscious despair is concealed even under what are called the games and amusements of mankind.
Can he look up at its colossal evil without once feeling despair?
The black memories that made him wake up screaming at night, the fear he could still taste in moments of despair, were softened by the sense of stillness that settled into him.
Princess Mary wrote that she was in despair at the misunderstanding that had occurred between them.
She would refuse to gift him the demon; however, she could not help but despair at the idea that she was not yet ready to die herself.
It was a despair he'd felt in the catacombs, when he'd seen nothing but death as his fate.
No Roman slave, he says, "needed to despair of becoming both a freeman and a citizen."
In despair she had dropped the subject for the time, only to renew it at the first opportunity.
Better die a thousand times than risk receiving an unkind look or bad opinion from him, Rostov decided; and sorrowfully and with a heart full despair he rode away, continually looking back at the Tsar, who still remained in the same attitude of indecision.
To this course Napoleon consented, to the despair of King Victor Emmanuel and Cavour, who saw in this a proof that he wished to back out of his engagement and make war impossible.
I sometimes despair of getting anything quite simple and honest done in this world by the help of men.
We should impart our courage, and not our despair, our health and ease, and not our disease, and take care that this does not spread by contagion.
But no: I find that the respectable man, so called, has immediately drifted from his position, and despairs of his country, when his country has more reason to despair of him.
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It is a ray of light in the darkness, a shade between sadness and despair, showing the possibility of consolation.
Flourishing his arms in despair the count left the room without replying.
Something within Katie snapped at the despair in Deidre's voice.
This has obscured the fact that the inner history of antiquity, ending as it did in despair of this world, must in any event have seen a recurrence of barbarism.
The growing despair meant many looked to the Nazi National Front for salvation.
Every year since her marriage Anne had given birth to a child, and Henry had no reason to despair of more; while, if Henry's state of health was such as was reported, the desire for children, which Anne shared with him, may be urged as an argument for her guilt.
Samaritans believe that offering people the opportunity to be listened to in confidence and accepted without prejudice, can alleviate despair and suicidal feelings.
Her gaze went to the safe again, the despair within her swirling.
She barely recognized the feral look on his face, and despair slid through her.
He did not know that Natasha's soul was overflowing with despair, shame, and humiliation, and that it was not her fault that her face happened to assume an expression of calm dignity and severity.
In her despair she turned for comfort and counsel to Sainte-Beuve, now constituted her regular father confessor.