Regretted sentence examples

  • Maybe he regretted extending the offer of help.

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  • No part of him regretted it.

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  • Then he smiled, no doubt remembering past times with David Dean—times he regretted similar words.

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  • It is to be regretted that this incomplete work does not go beyond 1300.

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  • It was one of those rare evenings when she regretted not having a television.

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  • He immediately regretted fueling further speculation.

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  • He died in his villa at Tusculum, regretted and esteemed by all.

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  • He now bitterly regretted his temerity in braving the danger.

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  • He quickly regretted sitting there rather than a chair.

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  • She regretted alluding to it the moment the raw look of anguish crossed his face.

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  • Yet no part of him regretted the idea of chopping them out of the picture completely.

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  • He'd gone from being tormented by his own mother to the affection of an abusive father who regretted ever having him.

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  • He'd regretted taking her to his bed initially but now wished he'd taken up her offer to become his companion, even if only for the few nights they had together.

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  • Charles soon regretted the loss of Shaftesbury, and endeavoured, as did also Louis, to induce him to return, but in vain.

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  • In the case of Italy, as in that of Germany, he frankly regretted the constitution of powerful homogeneous states upon the borders of France.

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  • I regretted the words as soon as I'd spoken; suggesting a lie to cover a larger one.

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  • It was plain he regretted it.

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  • For Ranke the failure was not to be regretted; the rest of his life was to be wholly devoted to that in which he excelled.

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  • Cynthia was startled by the young girl's unusual tone and immediately regretted not being forthcoming.

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  • She waited, however, until a deputation of the malcontents, who regretted the loss of liberum veto and who were afraid that the party of reform might undertake the emancipation of the serfs, came to St Petersburg and asked for support in defence of the ancient liberties.

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  • This is the more to be regretted by all ornithologists, since he intended to conclude with what to them would have been a very great boon - the showing in what way external characters coincided with those presented by osteology.

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  • His powers as minister were limited, and he regretted the extension of the area of war.

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  • He died much regretted in 1496 and was succeeded by Frederick.

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  • It is, however, to be regretted that this monarchs memory is tarnished by more than one dark deed.

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  • The cessation of their intercourse was regretted by the queen, who had been reconciled with her husband through the influence of Louise.

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  • Yet from many points of view it might be regretted that Frederick was not suffered to rule Italy.

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  • Collier preferred the version of the Book of Common Prayer issued in 1549, and regretted that certain practices and petitions there enjoined were omitted in later editions.

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  • At thirty, still a dependant, without a settled occupation, without a definite social status, he often regretted that he had not " embraced the lucrative pursuits of the law or of trade, the chances of civil office or India adventure, or even the fat slumbers of the church."

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  • The archbishop's murder, perpetrated within a month of his return to England (29th December 1170), was, however, the work of over zealous courtiers and regretted by no one more than Henry.

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  • This omission is much to be regretted, since Nabonassar was the last king but two of this dynasty, and, had we known its duration, we could have combined the information on the earlier periods furnished by the Kings' List with the evidence of the Ptolemaic Canon.

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  • It was not till the 25th of June 1783 that in conjunction with Laplace he announced to the Academy that water was the product formed by the combination of hydrogen and oxygen, but by that time he had been anticipated by Cavendish, to whose prior work, however, as to that of several other investigators in other matters, it is to be regretted that he did not render due acknowledgment.

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  • Abominable, unnatural as Peter's conduct to his unhappy and innocent son undoubtedly was, there is no reason to suppose that he ever regretted it.

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  • had long regretted the enfranchisement of St Mark's from the rule of the Lombard Dominicans, and now, having seen a transcript of one of Savonarola's denunciations of his crimes, resolved to silence this daring preacher.

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  • It is, however, to be regretted that English has not kept the old symbols for sounds which are very characteristic of the language.

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  • Although his pontificate had been so stormy and unhappy that he is said to have regretted on his death-bed that he ever left his monastery, nevertheless Eugenius's victory over the council of Basel and his efforts in behalf of church unity contributed greatly to break down the conciliar movement and restore the papacy to the position it had held before the Great Schism.

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  • His death was bitterly regretted by his father and by all who had known him.

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  • Anyhow, it is much to be regretted that no Syriac writing from Harran has survived.3 Syriac literature continued in life from the 3rd to the 14th century A.D., but after the Arab conquest it became an increasingly artificial product, for Arabic gradually killed the vernacular use of Syriac.

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  • During the troubles that ensued in Florence Catherine nearly lost her life in a popular tumult, and sorely regretted not winning her heart's desire, "the red rose of martyrdom."

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  • These immense concessions, made when the development of the Spanish settlements could not be foreseen, were regretted by later popes, but the crown adhered firmly to its regalities.

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  • She told our neighbor Mildred she'd done something she regretted 'cause now she really liked this guy and thought maybe she'd messed things up between them.

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  • It was again refused, but it was evident that the queen regretted not being able to acquire it.

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  • None of his great orations has survived, a loss regretted by Pitt more than that of the missing books of Livy and Tacitus, and no art perishes more completely with its possessor than that of oratory.

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  • He had a hand in the pacific overtures which Bonaparte, early in the year 1800, sent to the court of London; and, whatever may have been the motives of the First Consul in sending them, it is certain that Talleyrand regretted their failure.

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  • Derek was struggling to assemble the desk, so he deeply regretted throwing away the instructions.

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  • The day after she told me, she regretted her decision.

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  • The strange dependants to whom he had given shelter, and to whom, in spite of their faults, he was strongly attached' by habit, dropped off one by one; and, in the silence of his home, he regretted even the noise of their scolding matches.

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  • He regretted the necessity for flouting public opinion, which he would have preferred to carry with him; in due course he would make his peace with Liberal sentiment, when success should have justified his defiance of it.

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  • It is to be regretted that the catalogue does not discriminate among the prohibited works according to the motive of their condemnation and the danger ascribed to reading them.

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  • The soil is suitable for the cultivation of almost all kinds of tropical produce, and it is to be regretted that the prosperity of the colony depends almost entirely on one article of production, for the consequences are serious when there is a failure, more or less, of the sugar crop. Guano is extensively imported as a manure, and by its use the natural fertility of the soil has been increased to a wonderful extent.

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  • One of the first acts of her reign was a proclamation against vice, and Lord Chesterfield regretted the strict morality of her court.

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  • This rigorous limitation of the meaning of the word is of comparatively recent origin, and it is perhaps to be regretted that some more technical term has not been devised, but the convention must now be regarded as established.

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  • The majority of the others are instances of gratuities given after the decision, and it is to be regretted that the judgment of the peers gives us no means of determining how such gifts were looked upon, whether or not the acceptance of them was regarded as a " corrupt " practice.

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  • It is to be regretted that Bacon did not complete this portion of his work, in which for the first time he approaches modern conceptions of change.

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  • died on the 9th of December 1907, sincerely regretted by his people, and was succeeded as king of Sweden by his eldest son, Prince Gustaf.

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  • I have never regretted following this advice.

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  • Hutton's suggestions are all the more to be regretted as they occur as a history which is the result of a good deal of investigation and which for years was referred to as an authority by many writers.

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  • On Owen's advice he did not proceed to Oxford (a step which he afterwards regretted), but went to Ludlow Castle to read with Richard Wickstead, the council's chaplain there.

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  • Having ridden up to Nicholas, Ilagin raised his beaver cap and said he much regretted what had occurred and would have the man punished who had allowed himself to seize a fox hunted by someone else's borzois.

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  • Like the old emigre who declined to marry the lady with whom he had spent his evenings for years, she regretted Julie's presence and having no one to write to.

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  • He, however, much regretted the gradual and very natural trend of his new English allies towards extreme Ultramontane views, of which Archdeacon, afterwards Cardinal, Manning ultimately became an enthusiastic advocate.

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  • It Is To Be Regretted That The Reverend Fathers Who Formed The Council Of Nicaea Did Not Abandon The Moon Altogether, And Appoint The First Or Second Sunday Of April For The Celebration Of The Easter Festival.

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  • The hardship inflicted on those who have to learn a second language is very easily exaggerated, though it is to be regretted that in the case of Hungary the second language is not one more useful for international purposes.

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  • That the pope himself was guiltless of any share in that atrocious deed is beyond dispute; but it is deeply to be regretted that his name plays a part in the history of this conspiracy.

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  • He regretted that he had not previously accepted an offer of Cromwell to become chaplain to the Ironsides, being confident in his power of persuasion under the most difficult circumstances.

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  • If they regretted having to retreat, it was only because they had to leave billets they had grown accustomed to, or some pretty young Polish lady.

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  • Petya did not know how long this lasted: he enjoyed himself all the time, wondered at his enjoyment and regretted that there was no one to share it.

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  • Roger spat at the fan, which, although he later regretted the incident, gave rise to thoughts about building a wall of sorts between themselves and the public.

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  • It is deeply to be regretted in the interests of medicine that he did not write more.

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  • When Darian turned to find Jenn gone, he knew it was the only reason he hadn't done something they both might've regretted.

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  • This step he afterwards regretted.

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  • the Roman Empire at that time was traversed in all directions by roads furnished with mile-stones, that the Agrimensores employed upon such a duty were skilled surveyors, and that the official reports of the commanders of military expeditions and of provincial governors were available, this map, as well as the provincial maps upon which it'was based, must have been a work of superior excellence, the loss of which is much to be regretted.

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  • Unfortunately almost every anatomist who has written on the muscles of the Brachiopoda has proposed different names for each muscle, and the confusion thence arising is much to be regretted.

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  • She was generally regretted.

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  • His refusal lost Bavaria to the movement; and the number of Bavarian sympathizers was still further reduced when the seceders, in 1878, allowed their priests to marry, a decision which Dollinger, as was known, sincerely regretted.

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  • The birth of her first son (who died in infancy) on the 16th of January 1675 was regretted.

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  • Some of these altered conditions are to be regretted.

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  • The reign of his predecessor Charles and even of that of his successor James II., with their mistaken principles and ideals, have a saving dignity wholly wanting in that of Charles II., and the administration of Cromwell, in spite of the popularity of the restoration, was soon regretted.

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  • Several Chinese memoirs of this kind appear to have perished; and especially to be regretted is a great collection of the works of travellers to India, religious and secular, in sixty books, with forty more of maps and illustrations, published at the expense of the emperor Kao-Tsung of the T'ang dynasty, A.D.

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  • Mather had expressed strong dissatisfaction with the clause giving the governor the right of veto, and regretted the less theocratic tone of the charter which made all freemen (and not merely church members) electors.

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  • Founded on faulty experiments and reasoning, the views he expressed were either ignored or ridiculed; and it was long before he bitterly regretted the temerity with which he had published his hasty generalizations.

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  • It is much to be regretted that Petrarch found the precious MS. so late in life, when the style of his own epistles had been already modelled upon that of Seneca and St Augustine.

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  • Nevertheless when the first of the Tudors died, on the 21st of April 1509, there were few who regretted him.

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  • The Times, in April 1887, printed the facsimile of a letter purporting to be signed by Parnell, in which he declared that he had no other course open to him but to denounce the Phoenix Park murders, but that, while he regretted the accident of Lord Frederick Cavendishs death, he could not refuse to admit that Burke got no more than his deserts.

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  • No one felt more sincerely for the sufferings of her soldiers, and no one regretted more truly the useless prolongation of the struggle, than the venerable lady who occupied the throne.

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  • He regretted the sudden outbreak of the revolution of February (1848), because it found the social reformers unprepared.

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  • It is much to be regretted that the Atharva-Veda, which contains the magical formulae and incantations of the Vedic Indians, is still untranslated, though, by the very nature of its theme, it must contain matter of extreme antiquity and interest.

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  • Wynn regretted what he did; he regretted the impact to him more.

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  • Then he smiled, no doubt remembering past times with David Dean—times he regretted similar words.

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  • He.d gone from being tormented by his own mother to the affection of an abusive father who regretted ever having him.

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  • He often regretted leading women to believe there might be a future as he had this morning with, What was her name??

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  • Deep inside she had a gnawing fear that he regretted moving to Arkansas – maybe even marrying her.

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  • Orbital May 25 2006, 12:57 PM Yep real happy atm, just bought my first house, havent regretted it for a second.

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  • Its loss is however not greatly to be regretted; most conditions need to be carefully drafted to suit the specific circumstances.

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  • A few days later she regretted her actions and applied ex parte for a residence order.

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  • regretted the decision for a second.

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  • regretted sincerely that I had not also a room for Mr Scott.

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  • That he rode on the crest of a splendid wave of art is not to be questioned: but it is to be regretted that we have no morsel of work extant for which we can definitely hold him responsible.

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  • On the 1st of January 1859, Napoleon astounded the diplomatic world by remarking to Baron Hubner, the Austrian ambassador, at the New Years reception at the Tuileries, that he regretted that relations between France and Austria were not so good as they had been; and at the opening of the Piedmontese parliament on the 10th Victor Emmanuel pronounced the memorable words that he could not be insensible to the cry of pain (ii grido di dolore) which reached him from all parts of Italy.

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  • It is only to be regretted that the Society did not also adopt the quarto size in which it appeared, for by issuing their English version in folio they needlessly put an impediment in the way of its common and convenient use.

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  • Countess Mary was jealous of this passion of her husband's and regretted that she could not share it; but she could not understand the joys and vexations he derived from that world, to her so remote and alien.

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  • We have n't regretted the decision for a second.

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  • I regretted sincerely that I had not also a room for Mr Scott.

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  • However, the father must have regretted his hard-sell tactics, for he soldered the silver coin to the PB 's gearbox housing.

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  • The son made the poor decision to squander his entire inheritance on fancy sports cars and soon regretted it.

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  • He even maintained that Barbara Walters regretted her decision to hire Rosie.

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  • In an interview with achievement.org he was quoted saying that he would not have regretted failing at his business attempt, but he knew regret would come from not trying.

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  • With women's liberation came the unfortunate decision to burn the bra, a move many women surely regretted with the sagging that followed!

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  • At the same time, Jon's publicist revealed that Gosselin was having second thoughts about divorcing his wife and regretted the way he had reacted to their separation.

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  • As soon as he'd said it he regretted it.

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  • In season two, viewers were led to believe that Flav regretted cutting New York loose.

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