His face looked forlorn.
He pressed his face against the window and managed a forlorn goodbye wave.
No more striking contrast can be found between forlorn conditions and refined art products.
She followed his gaze, taking in the bare glossy walls and impressive fireplace with one forlorn glance.
"I remember it all like it was yesterday," he answered in a forlorn tone.
Once he became a candidate for governor, in 1876, but his candidature was a forlorn hope, undertaken from a sense of duty after the regular nominee had withdrawn.
At first Livingstone thought the Nile problem had been all but solved by Speke, Baker and Burton, but the idea grew upon him that the Nile sources must be sought farther south, and his last journey became in the end a forlorn hope in search of the "fountains" of Herodotus.
The disorders in Naples and Sicily in 1837 had no connection with Mazzini, but the forlorn hope of the brothers Bandiera, who in 1844 landed on the Calabrian coast, was the work of the Giovane Italia.
1 He gives a very accurate account of this forlorn tract, its general aridity and the necessity of obtaining water by digging in the beds of torrents; describes the food of the inhabitants as dates and fish; and adverts to the occasional occurrence of fertile spots, the abundance of aromatic and thorny shrubs and fragrant plants, and the violence of the monsoon in the western part of Makran.
5 ff.); and even the last forlorn hope, the flight of " Yahweh's Anointed," King Zedekiah, was doomed to fail (verses 17-20; Jer.
After the defeat of Charles Albert's forlorn hope at Novara in March the Venetian assembly voted "Resistance at all costs!"
He smiled in a forlorn way.
The roof on the old house had been replaced, but the house stood empty and forlorn.
She looked so forlorn, so empty like the hope had been sucked out of her.
ostinato bass of the organ underpins an edgy dissonant right-hand with the voices singing a forlorn melodic line.
She snuggled deeper into his arms, her voice forlorn.
moultting birds were sitting apart from the colony, looking forlorn.
I, the forlorn Teresa, how shall I refuse or accept such protestations?
Meanwhile a fleet was raised for their relief by Carlo Zeno in the Levant, and the admiral Vittore Pisani, who had been imprisoned after the defeat at Pola, was released to lead their forlorn hope from the city side.
piteous human cry, a sob forlorn Thrilled to the heart of Heaven.
For these have need of such comforts more than the knights, being in sooth weary meager wights and forlorn.
She cast a forlorn look at the beckoning hills and reluctantly turned toward his house.
excited imagination whispers to the forlorn soul?
Here and there, a tree fern, the forlorn remnant of cloud forest, punctuates the scenery.
General Condition: Although the station has seen a repaint in recent years, it is still looking a little forlorn.
So Livy and Clara (Spaulding) sat down forlorn, and cried, and I retired to a private, place to pray.
Now the trees stand forlorn in the gathering gloom.
Hanging baskets try in vain to hide the rather forlorn look of the station.
The catwalks have gone from City and Essex looked very forlorn without the landing stage.
He repeats his increasingly forlorn call for Labor lefts to follow his example: resign from Blair's party and join the SLP.
What do you think when you're feeling forlorn?
forlorn attempt to restore the Crown, the future Charles II was defeated by Cromwell himself.
forlorn state indeed!
The main site has now been almost entirely cleared leaving just the boarded up Station Headquarters, looking rather forlorn.
However the people do not seem as forlorn as some of their property.
Sadly this all finished again during 1998 and the two grain barges now lie forlorn at their berth at Tewkesbury.
forlorn hope to the tune of sixteen francs?
forlorn figure hanging upon a tree, forsaken by all.
Tinsel, trimmings, house adorn, Baby Jesus all forlorn.
DONÃ¢T MISS: The royal barge Ã¢ itÃ¢s floating in the visitor center THE wombat with the tartan eye patch looks a bit forlorn.
heartbreak garages " and " forlorn, hand-crafted theme parks.
This light was my forlorn hope: I must gain it.
Beside, the likes of grilled chicken marinated in Moroccan spices or forlorn looking king prawns weren't exactly writhing with flavor.
marinated in Moroccan spices or forlorn looking king prawns weren't exactly writhing with flavor.
An autumnal breeze, an early harbinger of winter, skittered high and forlorn among the loblolly pines.
hardscrabble life of an Irish traveler family on the forlorn margins of modern-day Dublin.
of the kings forlorn youth and simplicity.
Goodbye to Audrina and forlorn looks, Stephanie and her confused looks and Kristin with her snarly looks.
Her soft, forlorn words sounded like a farewell. "This is killing me," he muttered. He strode to her, wrapped his arms around her, and kissed her. She yielded more easily in the dream than she ever had in real life. Her soft, warm lips welcomed him hungrily, and he lost himself in her sweet musk, warm skin and honeyed taste. He didn't want to leave; he wanted to spend the rest of his life making love to her on the beach. He wanted to feel his skin pressed against hers and for her to run her fingers through his hair before scraping her nails down his back. He wanted to take her every way he could imagine, until they lay spent and panting on the beach, until nothing but their entwined bodies and souls remained of their world.
forlorn chase after moving targets.
But the whole expedition was a forlorn hope.
forlorn condition was very different on each.
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