He held her close as she wept softly into his chest.
She wept because her brother teased her very much.
Natasha wept, sitting on the blue-striped feather bed and hugging her friend.
His mother wept for him every morning, and the early dew-drops were said to be her tears.
At that toast, the count took out his handkerchief and, covering his face, wept outright.
The women wept, and some of the men prayed.
He did not know that the priest who met him with the cross oppressed the peasants by his exactions, and that the pupils' parents wept at having to let him take their children and secured their release by heavy payments.
A small impression was slowly dispersed; the bookseller murmured, and the author (had his feelings been more exquisite) might have wept over the blunders and baldness of the English translation.
She wept, not objecting when Han deftly lifted her and carried her back to her room.
Antiochus, on his return, had his deputy executed and wept for the dead Onias.
He encouraged Grotius when only a youth of sixteen to edit Capella; the early death of the younger Douza he wept as that of a beloved son; Daniel Heinsius, from being his favourite pupil, became his most intimate friend.
These excellent novels were, however, succeeded by one very inferior, The Wept of Wish-ton-Wish (1829); by The Notions of a Travelling Bachelor (1828), an uninteresting book; and by The Waterwitch (1830), one of the poorest of his many sea-stories.
The countess wept too.
For the first time for many days Natasha wept tears of gratitude and tenderness, and glancing at Pierre she went out of the room.
Stopping at the top of the stairs, she wept silently, wishing to help him, but having not a clue how.
Wet, sick and horrified, she wept and retched in turns until the nurse arrived.
King Francis, then at his court of St Germain-en-Laye, is said to have wept for the loss of such a servant; that he was present beside the death-bed and held the dying painter in his arms is a familiar but an untrue tale.
It is said that the people wept as they passed by; but if so this may have been a customary formality, for the religion of these nations must have quenched all human sympathy.
The old Greek statues moved of themselves, shook their spears, kneeled down, spoke, walked, wept, laughed, winked, and even bled and sweated, - a mighty portent.
I suffer for my own sins,' and he wept bitter tears.
had died on the 2nd of February 1685, and there were in Scotland some who wept for him.
The wounded men awaiting their turn outside the tents groaned, sighed, wept, screamed, swore, or asked for vodka.
Prince Andrew could no longer restrain himself and wept tender loving tears for his fellow men, for himself, and for his own and their errors.
After the definite refusal he had received, Petya went to his room and there locked himself in and wept bitterly.
Princess Mary could no longer restrain herself and wept while she gazed at his face.
The last act affected us most deeply, and we all wept, wondering how the executioner could have the heart to tear the King from his loving wife's arms.
They inched forward, one behind the other, hands at their sides lest they rub the slime of the rock walls that wept on either side.
He covered his face and wept.
She wept quietly, and felt that she was a sinner who loved her father and little nephew more than God.
He held her while she wept, whispering, "He's going to get through this, just give him some time."
As I lay in my bed that night, I wept as I hope few children have wept.
I found it as moving as Highland Twins and I wept buckets.
Many shouted, others wept with a loud voice.
weepalmost wept with joy on hearing the opening bars of Breathe.
Then he wept and mourned beyond what seemed to his other followers the bounds of propriety, exclaiming that Heaven was destroying him.
The impression made by the capital of the world upon Gamaliel and his companions was an overpowering one, and they wept when they thought of Jerusalem in ruins.
" My lord," said a beneficed priest, whom he had himself promoted, and who wept as he spoke, " before ye went last to Dublin ye were the best beloved man in your diocese that ever came in it, now ye are the worst beloved..
In Petersburg and in the provinces at a distance from Moscow, ladies, and gentlemen in militia uniforms, wept for Russia and its ancient capital and talked of self-sacrifice and so on; but in the army which retired beyond Moscow there was little talk or thought of Moscow, and when they caught sight of its burned ruins no one swore to be avenged on the French, but they thought about their next pay, their next quarters, of Matreshka the vivandiere, and like matters.
Having wept, talked, and wiped away their tears, the two friends went together to Prince Andrew's door.
She never cried from pain or vexation, but always from sorrow or pity, and when she wept her radiant eyes acquired an irresistible charm.
The stone cliffs that walled the road on the opposite side wept icicles from every crevice, covering the surface in massive clusters of crystal spikes that sparkled in the dazzling sunlight.
She curled on her side and wept.
She turned on her knees and vomited behind her while Cynthia closed her eyes and wept.
The survival instinct that had been fueling his resolve melted away and he did something he could not recall ever doing; he openly wept.
She laid her head on his chest and wept.
angry at injustice, he wept with those who were grieving, he experienced joy.
She first complained in murmurs, then wept, and at last burst into loud lamentations, earnestly beseeching the operator to stop.
The young duchess leaned against the casement and wept.
impassive man wept bitterly over his first patron's grave.
so merciful he wept to put his name To the death warrant of two thieves.
Abby supported herself against the carved newel of the stair and wept.
Nininsina, the mother of the Land, wept bitter tears.
weepfound it as moving as Highland Twins and I wept buckets.
weepmewhere in their grief may they meet with the Lord Jesus who wept at a grave.
weeprse 3 tells us " he wept bitterly " .
weepwever, when reading the last letters of Ken Saro-Wiwa I wept profusely.
weepny there were who broke down and openly wept.
weepople confessed and wept over their hatred of the Japanese and Americans.
weepny shouted, others wept with a loud voice.
weepss Pankhurst fell into the arms of her mother, and the two wept for joy after having been parted for a whole week.
It is averred that he never handled a brush without fervent prayer and he wept when he painted a Crucifixion.
Somewhere in their grief may they meet with the Lord Jesus who wept at a grave.
Verse 3 tells us " he wept bitterly ".
I wept uncontrollably at the magnitude of what I had done, I had killed a living creature for my pleasure.
However, when reading the last letters of Ken Saro-Wiwa I wept profusely.
Many there were who broke down and openly wept.
People confessed and wept over their hatred of the Japanese and Americans.
By the rivers of Babylon we sat down and wept when we remembered Zion.
I almost wept with joy on hearing the opening bars of Breathe.
Miss Pankhurst fell into the arms of her mother, and the two wept for joy after having been parted for a whole week.
I started to blubber, I sat there for about five minutes and wept like fuckin baby.
The actress wept as she made the long-awaited walk up the aisle to accept the award.
When he picked the more age appropriate Ambre (relationship status: failed), Daisy wept her way into viewers' hearts - so much so, she earned her own headlining event, Daisy of Love.
The old princess came in and also wept.
The princess sank helplessly into an armchair beside her father and wept.
When the body, washed and dressed, lay in the coffin on a table, everyone came to take leave of him and they all wept.
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