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He felt unutterably weary.
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In the introduction, Cavada wrote: " It was a beautiful country through which we had just passed, but it had presented no charms to weary eyes that were compelled to view it through a line of hostile bayonets ; we felt but little sympathy for the beautiful ; on our haggard countenances only this was written: " Give us rest, and food.
Even as this grand shift may have attracted individuals weary of overbearing, harsh harangues from generations of revivalist preachers, numerous others deplored what they felt was an abandonment of the true faith ; these conservatives increasingly sought refuge in more doctrinally rigid churches such as the Baptists and the Presbyterians, especially outside New England.
I handed this meteor over to Bruce Helander and as I drove away I felt spent and weary, incapable and sterile.
In a wider sense, it is an expression of the melancholy and disillusionment felt by a generation weary of the wars of the post-Revolutionary and Napoleonic eras.
In writing this story I felt a weary sadness of my own, and fell into the space ( I should say time ) that the characters are in, more so than usual.
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His plans and dreams had revolved around her so much and for so long that now he felt as if he had nothing.
Noticing my disappointment he attempted to salvage what scraps and shreds of authority he felt might still be clinging to his person.
It was, I felt, possible that they were men who, having received no tickets for that day, had remained in the hall, to sleep perhaps, in the corners farthest removed from the counter with its overhead light.
I felt strongly attached to the hall, however, and hardly a day passed when I did not go to look at it from a distance.
I felt certain that the director, like the afternoon clerk, seldom moved beyond the counter, that the hall, to them, was a jungle, a dark and unwelcome place.
It was only a fifteen-minute flight, but before it was through Greg felt himself developing a case of claustrophobia.
Something clicked in this instance, but I treated her circumspectly and I felt that she knew it, for we both kept our distance.
I felt that he looked at me coldly and appraisingly and seemed to be uncertain what his attitude towards me should be, but he did not say one word which might indicate that he had been told of advances to his wife.
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They had been seen as soon as they left the ranch, picked out of the darkness by the weary though watchful eyes of two men posted a few hundred yards away in the windless shelter of the trees.
Indeed, it seems that only in today's Southern fiction does Tobacco Road, with all the traditional trimmings of sowbelly and cornbread and mint juleps, continue to live -- but only as a weary, overexploited phantom.
I have been so weary of the excessive rocking of the vessel, and the almost intolerable smell after the rain, that I have done little more than lounge on the bed for several days.
His legs suddenly feel heavy and unaccountably weary, as if he had walked for miles, instead of strolling a few hundred yards along the old campus paths.
Alex returned to the hotel, rather weary and with no new prospects of a role, in the late afternoon, but found the doctor in an ebullient mood.
If it could be shown that judgments of good and bad were not judgments at all, that they asserted nothing true or false, but merely expressed emotions like `` Hurrah '' or `` Fiddlesticks '', then these wayward judgments would cease from troubling and weary heads could be at rest.
Many legislators are already weary and frustrated over the so-far losing battle to block token integration.
At length Haakon, weary of delay, attacked, only to encounter a terrific storm which greatly damaged his ships.
His intervention forced Pope Formosus to get involved, as he was worried that a divided and war weary West Francia would be easy prey for the Normans.
Alessandri appealed to those who believed the social question should be addressed, to those worried by the decline in nitrate exports during World War I, and to those weary of presidents dominated by Congress.
When the United States entered World War I, Eastman organized with Roger Baldwin and Norman Thomas the National Civil Liberties Bureau to protect conscientious objectors, or in her words: " To maintain something over here that will be worth coming back to when the weary war is over.
In 1767, weary of the squabbling, the Porte issued a firman that divided the church among the claimants.
NATO did not initially have strong bipartisan support in Congress at the time he assumed his command ; Eisenhower unhesitatingly advised the participating European nations that it would be incumbent upon them to demonstrate their own commitment of troops and equipment to the NATO force before it would come from a war weary United States.
Widowed, weary of the unsettled life of a courtier, and anxious to provide for his children and himself, Oxford wrote to Burghley outlining a plan to purchase the manoral lands of Denbigh, in Wales, if the Queen would consent, offering to pay for them by commuting his £ 1, 000 annuity and agreeing to abandon his suit to regain the Forest of Essex.
Lee and Roper exchange a weary thumbs-up just as military helicopters arrive in response to the distress call.
Lacking a strong general to control the by-now mostly barbarian Roman Army, Honorius could do little to attack Alaric's forces directly, and apparently adopted the only strategy he could in the situation: wait passively for the Visigoths to grow weary and spend the time marshalling what forces he could.
The war in the colonies was increasingly unpopular in Portugal itself as the people got weary of war and balked at its ever-rising expense.
The Romans deprived Hannibal of a large-scale battle and instead, assaulted his weakening army with multiple smaller armies in an attempt to both weary him and create unrest in his troops.