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miserable Sentence Examples

  • That I've been making you miserable.

  • I hate to dispute you, but I'm not miserable.

  • I love you and it's been miserable without you.

  • She unfolded her jacket collar and hunkered down in the saddle, cold and miserable.

  • His blood quickened with bloodlust at the thought of ending the life of another miserable vamp.

  • She didn't care if he was miserable or not—she hadn't ordered him to babysit her.

  • Just as much, she feared seeing them miserable, because of her brief involvement in the mix.

  • "Instead of making my last days happy, you decided to make me miserable in the hopes you could find a solution," she said.

  • You'd make my life miserable.

  • Look, he was making my life miserable.

  • She thought what they had was special, never realizing he was miserable.

  • She had no way of guaranteeing him that something she'd done wouldn't return to make them both miserable.

  • For now, he was content to make her life miserable while she fed him information about Gabriel.

  • In the meantime, he had to come up with a plan to make Deidre miserable.

  • She wasn't spending an eternity miserable.

  • She was meant to stay here, to marry one of Romas's brothers, and to be miserable the rest of her life.

  • He would take her to a planet with larger tarantula-cats, where she would be trapped in some room like this for the rest of her miserable life!

  • She rose to see how far away they were from the horizon, miserable in the heat.

  • If not for the painkillers Mansr gave her as soon as she awoke and her newest discovery to distract her from the lingering pain, she'd be too miserable to move.

  • Dean continued to feel miserable but Fred was on a roll.

  • "You've spent a pretty miserable two weeks beating yourself and taking responsibility for her death," Cynthia said, placing a consoling hand on her husband's arm.

  • I am miserable in your absence yet the simple memory of you is enough to sustain me during those interminably long intervals when we are apart.

  • Would winter be less miserable if the house was warm?

  • Physical ills were miserable, but this depression was unbearable.

  • The only thing jealousy did was make people miserable.

  • Thunder cracked overhead.  Rhyn had ignored the rain, accustomed to being miserable.  Hell was either broiling or freezing, and the Alps were just as cold.  The underworld's chilled rain didn't compare.

  • I haven't done anything to be forgiven for and you're making my life miserable.

  • It was understandable on Morino's part, but it must have been miserable for everyone else concerned.

  • And stay away, you miserable...

  • I've been miserable without you.

  • You want to make my life miserable?

  • "I don't hit women either, unlike your boyfriend or whoever is making your evenings miserable," he added.

  • "If I could make Xander miserable, I would," Sofi said, a flare of anger in her eyes.

  • "I'm supposed to make Xander miserable, drop off my cousins to a compound filled with complete strangers who have magical powers, and wait for things to blow up this weekend," Jessi summarized.

  • Santarosa was killed, apparently because he was too miserable and desperate to care to save his life, when the Egyptian troops attacked the island of Sphacteria, near Navarino, on the 8th of May 1825.

  • Not till the 13th of February were the miserable remnants of the population permitted to rebuild their houses and cultivate their fields once more.

  • This conception is expressed in George Eliot's lines: ", O, may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence: live In pulses stirred to generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn For miserable aims that end with self, In thoughts sublime that pierce the night like stars, And with their mild persistence urge man's search To vaster issues."

  • develop, orderly government to be carried on, and the general condition of the people to be less hopeless and miserable.

  • p. 551): "During 27 months I have scattered the seed of the Word of God in this miserable land; shall I say among thorns or on stony ground?

  • The condition of the numerous agricultural laborers (who constitute one-third of the population) is, except in some regions, hard, and in places absolutely miserable.

  • In Venetia the lives of the small proprietors and of the salaried peasants are often extremely miserable.

  • Their condition is miserable.

  • The condition of Sicilian laborers is also miserable.

  • The nation had outgrown dependence upon foreigners, and after his death no German emperor interfered with anything but miserable failure in Italian affairs.

  • had lent an unwonted ring of plausibility to the papal complaint concerning the miserable position of the Holy See.

  • He dwells with great force upon the different treatment applied by Ford to the characters of the two miserable lovers - brother and sister.

  • The registered Cossacks objected to being placed under a Hetman not freely chosen by themselves, and those who were not included in the militia objected still more strongly to the prospect of being reduced to the miserable condition of Polish serfs.

  • The dwellers in a malarious region like the Terai (at the foot of the Himalayas) are miserable,.

  • The revolutionaries went about among the excited people with baskets, begging coppers for their destitute and miserable governor.

  • It would seem that in his fits of despondency one of the thoughts that marred his dreams of human improvement was the apparently inexorable character of economic laws, condemning thousands of labourers to a cramped and miserable existence, and thousands more to semistarvation.

  • On the entrance of Vespasian's troops into Rome he was dragged out of some miserable hiding-place, driven to the fatal Gemonian stairs, and there struck down.

  • But before St Louis sailed for Damietta there intervened the miserable failure of one Crusade, and the secular and diplomatic success of another.

  • By 1520 philanthropic churchmen directed their attention to the miserable conditions of the natives; but remedial legislation was largely nullified by the rapacity of subordinate officials, and before the end of the 16th century the natives disappeared as a distinct race.

  • But he took the score with him to Paris, and, as he himself tells us, " when ill, miserable and despairing, I sat brooding over my fate, my eye fell on the score of my Lohengrin, which I had totally forgotten.

  • All promised well, but no sooner did his position seem assured than a miserable court intrigue was formed against him.

  • On the accession of the emperor Paul in 1796 she was deprived of all her offices, and ordered to retire to a miserable village in the government of Novgorod, "to meditate on the events of 1762."

  • To solve this difficulty many of the ancient Fathers and the modern critics have been put to miserable shifts.

  • The place was previously known as Corrego Secco, which Dr George Gardner described in 1837 as "a small, miserable village."

  • In this they were not successful; but a government stipend of 200 thalers was given him, and even this miserable pittance was of great importance, so straitened were his circumstances.

  • During these miserable years everything like patriotism or public spirit seems to have died out of the hearts of the Hungarian aristocracy.

  • In 1009, however, in accordance with a resolution made by the witan in the preceding year, !Ethelred collected such a fleet "as never before had been in England in any king's day"; but owing to a miserable court quarrel the effort came to nothing.

  • After his death in 289 comes another miserable and obscure period of revolution and despotism, in which Greek life was dying out; and but for the brief intervention of Pyrrhus in 278 Syracuse, and indeed all Sicily, would have fallen a prey to the Carthaginians.

  • But, though he published nothing, his pen was not idle, and he was occupied with a series of essays on the future of Austria and the best means of liberating Germany and redressing the balance of Europe; though he himself confessed to his friend Adam Muller (August 4th, r806) that, in the miserable circumstances of the time, his essay on "the principles of a general pacification" must be taken as a "political poem."

  • But Amy, scarcely by her own fault, is drawn into certain breaches of definite moral laws which Defoe did understand, and she is therefore condemned, with hardly a word of pity, to a miserable end.

  • Being shy and constantly taunted with the opinions and fate of his grandfather, he appears to have been rendered miserable by his schoolfellows, and to have left Winchester in 1686 for a course of foreign travel.

  • She survived her husband, her son-in-law, and eight out of her twelve children, and she passed the last miserable years of her life in poverty, solitude and ill-health.

  • Later in this year he made a most miserable fiasco of the campaign against Montreal, and this finally brought his military career to a dishonourable end.

  • In the twentieth year of Artaxerxes (445 B.C.), Nehemiah the royal cup-bearer at Shushan (Susa, the royal winter palace) was visited by friends from Judah and was overcome with grief at the tidings of the miserable condition of Jerusalem and the pitiful state of the Judaean remnant which had escaped the captivity.

  • The State also admitted that large classes of its citizens - the clergy, students, crusaders, widows and the miserable and helpless in general - were justiceable only by Church tribunals.

  • Luther says: " I must begin by denying that there are seven sacraments, and must lay down for the time being that there are only three - baptism, penance and the bread, and that by the court of Rome all these have been brought into miserable bondage, and the Church despoiled of her liberty."

  • The absence of good bark, dugout timber, and chisels of stone deprived the whole Mississippi valley of creditable water-craft, and reduced the natives to the clumsy trough for a dugout and miserable bull-boat, made by stretching dressed buffalo hide over a crate.

  • The claim was contested by the Bhonsla rajas, and for more than half a century the miserable country was ground between the upper and the nether millstone.

  • In answer to the doctrine of final cause, of design in nature, he points to those things which cause destruction and danger to man, to the evil committed by men endowed with reason, to the miserable condition of humanity, and to the misfortunes that assail the good man.

  • The class of peasant proprietors being restricted to a small number of wealthy peasants, the bulk have remained tenants at will; they are very miserable, and about one-fourth of them are continually wandering in search of work.

  • But owing to the thaw and the subsequent break-up of the miserable Korean roads, six weeks passed before the columns of the army (Guard, and and 12th divisions), strung out along the " Mandarin road " to a total depth of six days' march, closed upon the head at Wiju, the frontier town on the Yalu.

  • Valdemar was brought up at the court of the German emperor, Louis of Bavaria, during those miserable years when the realm of Denmark was partitioned among Holstein counts and German Ritter, while Scania, "the bread-basket" of the monarchy, sought deliverance from anarchy under the protection of Magnus of Sweden.

  • 2); minor offices in the sanctuaries were in the patronage of the great priests and were often miserable enough,3 the petty priest depending largely on what " customers " he could find (2 Kings xii.

  • No patriotic Pole, we imagine, can read the history of this miserable war without feeling heartily ashamed of his countrymen.

  • The miserable collapse of the Polish chivalry during the Bukovinian campaign of 1497 had convinced every one that the ruszenie pospolite was useless for serious military purposes, and that Poland, in order to hold her own, must in future follow the example of the West, and wage her warfare with trained mercenaries.

  • The nobles who dominated the diet did nothing to remove the most crying evil of the country - the miserable state of the peasants, who had been freed from personal serfdom by Napoleon in 1807, but were being steadily driven from their holdings by the landlords.

  • The condition, however, of the Polish peasants was too miserable to admit of their being easily made subjects for bucolic poetry.

  • There is an artificial air about the idylls of Szymonowicz which makes one feel too keenly that they are productions of the Renaissance; one of their best features is the humane spirit towards the miserable peasantry which they everywhere display.

  • A later period, that of the miserable epoch of Augustus III., is described very graphically in the memoirs of Matuszewicz, first edited by Pawinski at Warsaw in 1876.

  • In the eleven years of his administration, Odessa rose from a miserable village to an important city.

  • A rigid monotheism appeared to Plotinus a miserable conception.

  • His defence of Amsterdam against the AngloRussian expedition under the duke of York was completely successful; the invaders were defeated, and compelled, after a miserable retreat, to re-embark.

  • This quarter was inhabited altogether by workers in wool, and as the city was small, the aristocracy lived close by in noble mansions which are now miserable memorials of past prosperity.

  • The miserable condition of his country, and his own very precarious situation, weighed heavily upon his sensitive soul, and he suffered severely both in mind and body.

  • In addition to the local pain and tenderness, there is a high temperature accompanied with shiverings or occasional rigors, the patient becoming daily more thin and miserable.

  • Notwithstanding the intrigues of Turkan Khatun, Malik Shah was succeeded by his elder son Barkiyaroq (1092-1104), whose short reign was a series of rebellions and strange adventures such as one may imagine in the story of a youth who is by turns a powerful prince and a miserable fugitive.'

  • Being in a miserable minority in parliament (1S7 Unionists against 379 Liberals, 51 Labour members, and 83 Nationalists), some form of consolidation among the Unionists was immediately necessary, and negotiations took place between Mr Balfour and Mr Chamberlain which resulted in the patching up of an agreement (expressed in a correspondence dated February 14th), and its confirmation at a meeting of the party at Lansdowne House a few days later.

  • contains a more developed form of the myth of Nero redivivus in which a panegyric on him (137-141) has been brought up to date by some Jew or Christian, and eulogies of Hadrian and his successors (48-51) side by side with the legend of the miserable death of Titus in quittance of his destruction of Jerusalem (411-413) which probably represents the hope of the zealots who survived it.

  • The few and miserable triumphs of Sweden during the Seven Years' War were due almost entirely to young Sprengtporten, and he emerged from it with a lieutenant-colonelcy, a pension of X20, and the reputation of being the smartest officer in the service.

  • It may also be thought of as retributive, as a reversal of present conditions so that the miserable are comforted, and the prosperous laid low, or as a reward or punishment for good or evil desert here.

  • On the evening of Sunday, the 9th of February, Mary took her last leave of the miserable boy who had so often and so mortally outraged her as consort and as queen.

  • These four years were perhaps the most miserable and degrading in Swedish history (an age of lead succeeding an age of gold, as it has well been called) and may be briefly described as alternations of fantastic jacobinism and ruthless despotism.

  • " But," he writes in the well-known passage of his Life, " miserable was my disappointment.

  • A few lotus trees and some rock-cut tombs are here found beside a miserable mud hamlet on the hill slope, with a modern tombhouse (kubbeh).

  • While leading this vagrant and miserable life, Johnson fell in love.

  • The miserable state of public finances and the depression of trade doubtless helped to induce them to perform a duty which they ought to have performed from the first; but their chief motive was the desire to escape the menace of universal suffrage or, at least, to make sure that it would be introduced in such a form as to safeguard Magyar supremacy over the other Hungarian races.

  • When Lord John Russell brought forward his Ecclesiastical Titles Bill, Bright opposed it as "a little, paltry, miserable measure," and foretold its failure.

  • It was noted for the first time in this February speech, but the most striking instance was in a speech on Mr Osborne Morgan's Burials Bill in April 1875, in which he described a Quaker funeral, and protested against the "miserable superstition of the phrase `buried like a dog.'" "In that sense," he said, "I shall be buried like a dog, and all those with whom I am best acquainted, whom I best love and esteem, will be ` buried like a dog.'

  • The popular legends of Sicily also inspired his muse; he was the first to introduce the shepherd Daphnis who came to a miserable end after he had proved faithless to the nymph who loved him.

  • The extortions necessitated by these wars for the maintenance of armies and the incompetence of the viceroys brought Egypt at this time into a miserable condition; and the numerous political crises at Bagdad prevented for a time any serious measures being taken to improve it.

  • so strong a light of the character of the khalifas despotism in the Sudan and the miserable condition of his misgoverned people, as detailed in the accounts of their captivity at Omdurman by Father Ohrwalder and Slatin Bey (published in 1892 and 1896), stirred public opinion in Great Britain, and brought the question of the recovery of the Sudan into prominence.

  • During the first half of the 19th century wholesale clearances had been effected in many districts, and the crofters were compelled either to emigrate or to crowd into areas already congested, where, eking out a precarious living by following the fisheries, they led a hard and miserable existence.

  • Their eldest son was the miserable Henry Darnley, second husband of Mary Stuart.

  • Dumeril, the administrator of the reptile collection of the Jardin des Plantes, the living specimens of which were at that time housed in a very miserable structure, situated at a short distance from the comparatively sumptuous building which was erected some years later and opened to the public in 1874.

  • For five years the king braved all anathemas, but about 1002 he gave up Bertha and married Constance, daughter of a certain Count William, an intriguing and ambitious woman, who made life miserable for her husband, while the court was disturbed by quarrels between the partisans of the two queens.

  • Throughout all periods of Babylonian-Assyrian history, the conception prevailed of a large dark cavern below the earth, not far from the Apsu - the ocean encircling and flowing underneath the earth - in which al] the dead were gathered and where they led a miserable existence of inactivity amid gloom and dust.

  • (q.v.), was compelled to retire to the farthest corner of his realm, where he came to a miserable end.

  • They have always been mild-tempered, low, and unintelligent, and are to-day a poor and miserable race.

  • For many years such characterizations as "Wilderness City," "Capital of Miserable Huts," "City of Streets without Houses," "City of Magnificent Distances" and "A I1udhole almost Equal to the Great Serbonian Bog" were common.

  • The churches and manses were frequently of the most miserable description, if not falling to decay.

  • Jules Breton has coloured the days of toil with sentiment; others, like Courbet, whose eccentric "Funeral at Ornans" attracted more notice at the Salon of 1850 than Millet's "Sowers and Binders," have treated similar subjects as a vehicle for protest against social misery; Millet alone, a peasant and a miserable one himself, saw true, neither softening nor exaggerating what he saw.

  • Seed-wheat from India produced a miserable crop when planted by the Rev. M.

  • The immediate effect however of what Knox thus approved was to bring his cause to its lowest ebb, and on the very day when Mary rode from Holyrood to her army, he sat down and penned the prayer, "Lord Jesus, put an end to this my miserable life, for justice and truth are not to be found among the sons of men!"

  • In Scotland the regent's assassination in 1570 opened a miserable civil war, but it made no permanent change.

  • There are only a few scattered settlements within its borders, and a few nomadic tribes of savages eke out a miserable existence on the coast.

  • If, he continues, we are to live after death, it is of importance for us to consider on what our future state may depend; for we may be either happy or miserable.

  • It was a miserable libel and was at once rebutted by Goodyear.

  • Political insight is wholly wanting to Socrates; all the orthodox emperors blaze forth in a uniform light of dazzling splendour; even the miserable Arcadius is praised, and Theodosius II.

  • Paul was aware of his mother's half-intentionfor it does not appear to have been more - and became increasingly suspicious of his wife and children, whom he rendered perfectly miserable.

  • Bertinoro much improved the status of the Jews in the Holy Land; before his migration thither the Jews of Palestine were in a miserable condition of poverty and persecution.

  • Unable to marry Stella without destroying Vanessa, or to openly welcome Vanessa without destroying Stella, he was ' thus involved in the most miserable embarrassment; he continued to temporize.

  • The letters become scarcer and scarcer with the decay of his faculties; at last, in 1740, comes one to his kind niece, Mrs Whiteway, of heartrending pathos: "I have been very miserable all night, and to-day extremely deaf and full of pain.

  • I am sure my days will be very few; few and miserable they must be.

  • But Bunyan's notions of good and evil had been learned in a very different school; and he was made miserable by the conflict between his tastes and his scruples.

  • There had been a time when the cant of such fools would have made Bunyan miserable.

  • This gave rise to a civil war, which lasted till 1841, and not only left the country weak and miserable, but afforded an evil precedent which has since been too frequently followed.

  • On our action now depends the question whether our children shall curse or bless us; whether we shall live in their memory as promoters of civil strife, with all its miserable consequences, or as joint architects of a happy, prosperous and united state.

  • Oaks, elms, hickory, honey-locusts, white ash, sycamore and willows, the rapid growing but miserable box-elder and cottonwood, are the most common trees.

  • The fifteen years (85687 1) that were covered by the reigns of his three shortlived sons, ~thelbald, Æthelbert and iEthelred, were the most miserable that England was to see.

  • are mainly filled by contemporary chroniclers with details of the miserable strife between the king and his barons on the question of Pro2ress, Gavestons unconstitutional position.

  • Meanwhile taxation was heavy, the whole nation was seething with discontent, andwhat was worstno way was visible out of the miserable situation; ministers and councillors were repeatedly displaced, but their successors always proved equally incompetent to find a remedy.

  • A miserable remnant alone escaped destruction in its perilous flight round the north and west of Scotland.

  • A few miserable groups of Indians and half-breeds have their small villages along its southern portion.

  • "The question with me is not whether you have a right to render your people miserable, but whether it is not your interest to make them happy."

  • In 1661 a crown commission was issued for the trial of certain miserable creatures, some of whom were condemned to be burnt.

  • But the first movement disclosed the miserable state of the army.

  • As described by Laestadius (1827-1832), their condition was very miserable; but since his time matters have improved.

  • The pre-social state of man, in his view, is also pre-moral; but it is therefore utterly miserable.

  • The bazaars are miserable structures, covered with mats laid on rafters of date trees.

  • The ancient capital, Jezreel (Zerin), is now a miserable village on a precipitous spur of Gilboa; north of this are the small mud hamlets, Solam (Shunem), Endur (Endor), Nein (Nain); on the west side of the plain is the ruin of Lej j fin (the Legio of the 4th century, which was then a place of importance).

  • To such a miserable pretence of freedom they all preferred servitude, which at least ensured them a livelihood; and the middle class of freemen thus became gradually extinct.

  • the Gouty, with their shameless feuds in the presence of the common enemy, and their appeals to the caliph, were miserable enough.

  • The history of these three miserable years cannot be told except at impossible length.

  • The queens marriage was miserable; and she consoled herself in a way which at once made her court the scandal of Europe, and upset the French kings plans by providing the throne of Spain with healthy heirs of genuine Spanish blood.

  • But in the other (b) the Philistines have occupied the heart of the land, the Israelites are thoroughly disorganized, and their miserable condition moves Yahweh to send as a deliverer the otherwise unknown Saul, who is anointed by Samuel, a seer of local renown (ix.

  • The mob then insulted his miserable remains, stuffing stampedpaper into his mouth.

  • That I've been making you miserable.

  • I hate to dispute you, but I'm not miserable.

  • I love you and it's been miserable without you.

  • She unfolded her jacket collar and hunkered down in the saddle, cold and miserable.

  • His blood quickened with bloodlust at the thought of ending the life of another miserable vamp.

  • She didn't care if he was miserable or not—she hadn't ordered him to babysit her.

  • Just as much, she feared seeing them miserable, because of her brief involvement in the mix.

  • "Instead of making my last days happy, you decided to make me miserable in the hopes you could find a solution," she said.

  • Cynthia tried, but she was so incredibly honest in every aspect of life it was nearly impossible for her to act anything but as miserable as she felt.

  • "Well," said Cynthia, dredging up a pinch of optimism from a miserable situation, "whoever mis-marked our trail back in the mine at least thought we'd crawl out of the earth and make it this far.

  • You'd make my life miserable.

  • Look, he was making my life miserable.

  • She thought what they had was special, never realizing he was miserable.

  • She had no way of guaranteeing him that something she'd done wouldn't return to make them both miserable.

  • For now, he was content to make her life miserable while she fed him information about Gabriel.

  • In the meantime, he had to come up with a plan to make Deidre miserable.

  • She wasn't spending an eternity miserable.

  • You miserable son of a bitch!

  • She was meant to stay here, to marry one of Romas's brothers, and to be miserable the rest of her life.

  • He would take her to a planet with larger tarantula-cats, where she would be trapped in some room like this for the rest of her miserable life!

  • She rose to see how far away they were from the horizon, miserable in the heat.

  • If not for the painkillers Mansr gave her as soon as she awoke and her newest discovery to distract her from the lingering pain, she'd be too miserable to move.

  • Dean continued to feel miserable but Fred was on a roll.

  • "You've spent a pretty miserable two weeks beating yourself and taking responsibility for her death," Cynthia said, placing a consoling hand on her husband's arm.

  • I am miserable in your absence yet the simple memory of you is enough to sustain me during those interminably long intervals when we are apart.

  • Would winter be less miserable if the house was warm?

  • Physical ills were miserable, but this depression was unbearable.

  • The only thing jealousy did was make people miserable.

  • Thunder cracked overhead.  Rhyn had ignored the rain, accustomed to being miserable.  Hell was either broiling or freezing, and the Alps were just as cold.  The underworld's chilled rain didn't compare.

  • I haven't done anything to be forgiven for and you're making my life miserable.

  • It was understandable on Morino's part, but it must have been miserable for everyone else concerned.

  • And stay away, you miserable...

  • I've been miserable without you.

  • You want to make my life miserable?

  • "I don't hit women either, unlike your boyfriend or whoever is making your evenings miserable," he added.

  • "If I could make Xander miserable, I would," Sofi said, a flare of anger in her eyes.

  • "I'm supposed to make Xander miserable, drop off my cousins to a compound filled with complete strangers who have magical powers, and wait for things to blow up this weekend," Jessi summarized.

  • You should abase yourselves as miserable friends.

  • Yet I fear that the same feelings now exist that made you so miserable a year ago, even perhaps augmented by time.

  • Daniel is soon asleep in his own bed; Alistair had never seen him looking so miserable.

  • I played to some miserable bastards in a small bar in the center of Manchester for very little laughter or money.

  • Josie has been really miserable; she came down with something that made her very hot and limp and rather bleary looking on Wednesday.

  • Tho I consider myself a cheery soul, this man made me look like a miserable curmudgeon in comparison to his genuine bonhomie.

  • I know, I'm a miserable old bugger.

  • It comes as no surprise then to discover we love comedians like Jack Dee, who focus upon the mundane and miserable.

  • Job 16 1. Then Job answered and said, 2 I have heard many such things: miserable comforters [are] ye all.

  • Surely God loves a pleasant life; whoever is miserable, he hath a full contentment.

  • depressed at the moment some of the following symptoms may sound familiar: You feel miserable and sad.

  • Some sections experience marginal but very real gains, while others see their already miserable conditions grow even more desperate.

  • We have also provided a training center for the refugees who also share this miserable destiny.

  • For centuries, the country was ruled by dictators who imposed their cruel wishes on the miserable population.

  • dribble I saw a child looking all miserable, with a Funny Feet dribbling down his arm.

  • Pensioners are forced to retire and then eke out a miserable living.

  • endure all our peace in this miserable life is found in humbly enduring suffering rather than in being free from it.

  • The only closet is a miserable wooden erection, with two compartments.

  • Disk 2 Your Name's Not God, It's Edgar Edgar has a pretty miserable existence.

  • BB has conjunctivitis badly, so has eyedrops and feels miserable.

  • However not wanting to sound like a totally miserable git, I thought I'd wish everyone a Happy New Year.

  • I feel heartbroken at the miserable scenes on the TV reports.

  • The fortified castle and the miserable hovel seem to have been then the almost only distinction of dwellings.

  • And Geoffrey Towers as Reuben manages to become more likeable the more miserable and self-destructive he gets.

  • There are child-abuse memoirs, eating-disorder memoirs, and, of course, the miserable Irish childhood memoir.

  • It seems that he was a " most miserable miserable miser.

  • miserable as sin, and he gave me a wretched time all evening.

  • Technology makes people miserable, sparking technology to avoid the miserable people.

  • miserable sod.

  • miserable git in the old days at Jordan.

  • miserable bastards in a small bar in the center of Manchester for very little laughter or money.

  • miserable wretch than he!

  • miserable sinners '; debtors in need of mercy.

  • miserable old bugger.

  • I have had many periods in my own life when I have been downright miserable and unhappy.

  • It says and does not say that London is utterly miserable.

  • On a wet, windy and thoroughly miserable Friday I decide to meet a couple of friends at Ascot.

  • They're a pretty miserable lot on the whole.

  • Unlike most of our contemporaries at the time we didn't make music for any other reason than it made us absolutely miserable not to.

  • We are joyful, therefore, because we are truly miserable!

  • You may feel miserable, like crying, or you may go off your food.

  • I'd heard that live, The Kills usually just stand there, looking miserable.

  • But if we cannot have them then we become miserable.

  • My days were made miserable by a steady stream of offensive comments.

  • He gets so miserable, that he creeps away.

  • miserable of men if you don't.

  • pardons the guilty, mercy relieves the miserable.

  • Put them in to poor accommodation and gave them a miserable pittance to try and feed and clothe themselves.

  • poor as these miserable mice.

  • The whole exercise brought home to me just what a miserable sham of a show EastEnders was.

  • Whilst the people are good, the beer is good and the staff are brilliant, the Landlord can be a miserable old so-and-so.

  • Good thing you're in the Tory party, you miserable sod.

  • stannary prison was a miserable dungeon at Lidford Castle.

  • Hiding their faces they rejoin the huge throng of miserable humanity - again in silence.

  • Oh, was there in all the world a more miserable wretch than he!

  • Santarosa was killed, apparently because he was too miserable and desperate to care to save his life, when the Egyptian troops attacked the island of Sphacteria, near Navarino, on the 8th of May 1825.

  • Not till the 13th of February were the miserable remnants of the population permitted to rebuild their houses and cultivate their fields once more.

  • In the meantime the colony at Buenos Aires had been dragging on a miserable existence, and after terrible sufferings from famine and from the ceaseless attacks of the Indians, the remaining settlers abandoned the place and made their way up the river first to Corpus Christi, then to Asuncion.

  • This conception is expressed in George Eliot's lines: ", O, may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence: live In pulses stirred to generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn For miserable aims that end with self, In thoughts sublime that pierce the night like stars, And with their mild persistence urge man's search To vaster issues."

  • develop, orderly government to be carried on, and the general condition of the people to be less hopeless and miserable.

  • p. 551): "During 27 months I have scattered the seed of the Word of God in this miserable land; shall I say among thorns or on stony ground?

  • The condition of the numerous agricultural laborers (who constitute one-third of the population) is, except in some regions, hard, and in places absolutely miserable.

  • In Venetia the lives of the small proprietors and of the salaried peasants are often extremely miserable.

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