There was sadness in her voice.
Nothing could explain the sadness she felt at that discovery.
My heart is too full of sadness to dwell upon the happiness the summer has brought me.
Her sadness had nothing to do with not appreciating their fortune.
The sadness she felt as his truck disappeared down the road was borne of fear.
She sensed some deep sadness when he mentioned his mother.
He suddenly felt sorry for her and was vaguely conscious that he might be the cause of the sadness her face expressed.
We didn't have Jonathan when he was an infant, and there was so much sadness at the time Destiny was born.
It is a ray of light in the darkness, a shade between sadness and despair, showing the possibility of consolation.
Sadness threatened to overwhelm him.
We shared our sadness at the waste of two barely emerging lives with the remainder of the celebratory bourbon.
How could having a baby cause so much sadness for two people who wanted one so badly?
Sadness had long since waned, leaving only a hole that'd never be filled.
But, though she noticed it, she was herself in such high spirits at that moment, so far from sorrow, sadness, or self-reproach, that she purposely deceived herself as young people often do.
There is a vein of sadness: the flux of all things, the vanity of life, are thoughts which perpetually recur, along with resignation to the will of God and forbearance towards others, and the religious longing to be rid of the burden and to depart to God.
She watched him climb stiffly into his wagon and knew a moment of sadness when she remembered that before long she would be leaving and she would never see him again.
"Martha hasn't made up her mind about flying out to the funeral but if she goes, she'll take Claire as well," my wife said, with a note of sadness in her voice.
The sadness in her voice chased away his mirth.
Anna Mikhaylovna turned up her eyes, and profound sadness was depicted on her face.
Kiera found she truly was happy for her, though her own happiness was clouded by a sense of sadness and yearning.
Mary was odious to her Protestant subjects, Elizabeth to those of the unreformed religion, and both these queens succeeded to the crown in times of general sadness; but the youthful Queen Victoria had no enemies except a few Chartists, and the land was peaceful and prosperous when she began toreign over it.
He thought he saw a flicker of sadness cross her gaze before he crossed into the shadow world.
Anna Mikhaylovna regarded the refined sadness that united her son to the wealthy Julie with emotion, and resignation to the Divine will.
She accepted his report, not without obvious sadness but with business-like decorum and no sign of tears.
But noticing the grieved expression on Princess Mary's face she guessed the reason of that sadness and suddenly began to cry.
Even his wit and knowledge of the world were spoiled, and his affected gaiety was touched with sadness, by the odour of falsehood which escaped through every pore of his body."
The contrast is marked by the humour which seems to combine a cynical view of human folly with a deeply pathetic sense of the sadness and suffering of life.
His gaze was stormy, but there was more there, a profound sadness that made the large man more human.
"I will," she smiled, but the sadness was returning.
But the father whom the boy did not remember appeared to him a divinity who could not be pictured, and of whom he never thought without a swelling heart and tears of sadness and rapture.
The sadness of never seeing Elisabeth as a wolf again hung over him.
Though the weight of sadness from the past few days was still in evidence, she was obviously brightened by Fred O'Connor, the perfect host.
In keeping with this, her festivals at Naxos present a double character; the one, full of mourning and sadness, represents her death or abandonment by Theseus, the other, full of joy and revelry, celebrates her awakening from sleep and marriage with Dionysus.