The old wretch had torn and dirty clothes.
The kind little boy shared his lunch with the wretch.
Help her. Don't be such a wretch!
He had lost his fortune and become a wretch.
The poor child was a wretch in torn clothes.
And he's a scoundrel, a wretch-- that's a fact!
The bully was a wretch because he was so cruel.
I am the most favored wretch among mortals!
Surely if it be blessed with even a fraction of the goodness and kindness of its father, the child deserves all the blessings of life; far more than might be offered by this wretch of a woman God may deem to mother it into the world.
miserable wretch than he!
One is lucky when the insolence of a wretch like this only shews itself in the guise of jesting.
unhappy wretch, and it is all his fault, for he ought to have known his own condition.
vilest wretch in the county, but now saved.
How sweet the sound That saved a wretch like me!
I gave the poor wretch the wherewithal to bury his daughter and to leave England.
An appeal to perishing sinners to trust in Christ is like calling on a drowning wretch to climb the embankment wall.
Had the ship passed one quarter of an hour sooner, I had died there a wretch as I lived.
A gentleman said that a week ago he was the vilest wretch in the county, but now saved.
Oh, was there in all the world a more miserable wretch than he!
He called himself unhappy wretch at being suspected of treason toward a man for whom he would have given his life.
Have a care of her, she is too good by far for a poor wretch like me.
Oh, unfortunate wretch that I am, now I must change whether I will or no!
Why don't you go away you little ignorant wretch?
He played the spy upon us, and surprised us together in bed, base wretch.
This infernal sentence was actually carried out, and, life still lingering, the half-roasted carcass of the unhappy wretch, who endured everything with invincible heroism, was finally devoured by half-a-dozen of his fellow-rehels, who by way of preparation had been starved for a whole week beforehand.
"Only a woman's hair," comments Thackeray; "only love, only fidelity, purity, innocence, beauty, only the tenderest heart in the world stricken and wounded, and passed away out of reach of pangs of hope deferred, love insulted and pitiless desertion; only that lock of hair left, and memory, and remorse, for the guilty, lonely wretch, shuddering over the grave of his victim."
I am an unhappy wretch, and it is all his fault, for he ought to have known his own condition.
Ungrateful wretch that I am, I kinda missed the walloping torque of my Fabia vRS.
How sweet the sound That saved a wretch like me !
Oh, unfortunate wretch that I am, now I must change whether I will or no !
Why do n't you go away you little ignorant wretch?
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