My parents were deeply grieved and perplexed.
This news grieved him and yet he was pleased.
He grieved for years and Sarah worried for a time that he might find someone to stake him.
Teacher is sad, and let her feel the grieved expression on my face.
The change that took place in Natasha at first surprised Princess Mary; but when she understood its meaning it grieved her.
It was just then that he received a letter from his wife, who implored him to see her, telling him how grieved she was about him and how she wished to devote her whole life to him.
But never had she felt so grieved for him or so much afraid of losing him.
He alone had grieved over the grave.
This letter grieved and mortified Nicholas.
It was plain that what troubled him most was that he had grieved me.
Dorothy carried her in her arms back to where the others sat in grieved and thoughtful silence.
He grieved her choice but also believe she got what she deserved for betraying the souls they were all charged with protecting.
And everybody knows Johnson's vivid account of him: "Burke, Sir, is such a man that if you met him for the first time in the street, where you were stopped by a drove of oxen, and you and he stepped aside to take shelter but for five minutes, he'd talk to you in such a manner that when you parted you would say, ` This is an extraordinary man.'" They all grieved that public business should draw to party what was meant for mankind.
He loved his dog, his comrades, the French, and Pierre who was his neighbor, but Pierre felt that in spite of Karataev's affectionate tenderness for him (by which he unconsciously gave Pierre's spiritual life its due) he would not have grieved for a moment at parting from him.
But Henry and Marguerite still continued friends; she still bore the title of queen; she visited Marie de' Medici on equal terms; and the king frequently consulted her on important affairs, though his somewhat parsimonious spirit was grieved by her extravagance.
Shamash the sun-god was invested with justice as his chief trait, Marduk is portrayed as full of mercy and kindness, Ea is the protector of mankind who is grieved when, through a deception practised upon Adapa, humanity is deprived of immortality.
No such demonstration of grief was expected even by those who grieved the most.
Grieved at the ignorance and superstition which the remissness of the clergy permitted to flourish in the neighbouring parishes, he used every year to visit the most neglected parts of Northumberland, Yorkshire, Cheshire, Westmorland and Cumberland; and that his own flock might not suffer, he was at the expense of a constant assistant.
But noticing the grieved expression on Princess Mary's face she guessed the reason of that sadness and suddenly began to cry.
He seemed grieved that Pierre had no parents, especially that he had no mother.
When King Henry II died Richard was greatly grieved at his father's death.
Butler was an earnest and deep-thinking Christian, melancholy by temperament, and grieved by what seemed to him the hopelessly irreligious condition of his age.
Before leaving, Napoleon showed favor to the emperor, kings, and princes who had deserved it, reprimanded the kings and princes with whom he was dissatisfied, presented pearls and diamonds of his own--that is, which he had taken from other kings--to the Empress of Austria, and having, as his historian tells us, tenderly embraced the Empress Marie Louise--who regarded him as her husband, though he had left another wife in Paris--left her grieved by the parting which she seemed hardly able to bear.
Thus 1593, c. 174, provides that, if any respite or remission happen to be granted before the party grieved be first satisfied, the same is to be null and of none avail.
Moreover, just at the end of the year a loss which greatly shocked and grieved the queen was experienced in the sudden death, at Windsor Castle, of the Dowager Lady Churchill, one of her oldest and most intimate friends.
Like his father he was deeply grieved by the liberal theology and Church polity of the new Brattle Street Congregation, and conscientiously opposed its pastor Benjamin Colman, who had been irregularly ordained in England and by a Presbyterian body; but with his father he took part in 1700 in services in Colman's church.
The Mantuan peasant was grieved at the notion of his harvest being gathered by barbarian soldiers, and the Irishman could not be better pleased to see his destroyed.
Our friends had been lying dead as my wife read the note and ranted at their thoughtless exit and grieved at their absence.
grieved bitterly over his condition.
grieved to hear I have just returned from seeing poor John laid beside my dear husband.
Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me?
It was difficult to make me understand this; but when I did understand I was astonished and grieved.
This company of faithful but not always sufficiently charitable men represented their people, so that it might be said that Israel itself (the second Isaiah's "Servant of Yahweh" - see IsAIAH) had taken up its duty, but in an ungenial spirit which grieved the All-merciful One.
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