It is very serious,' said the manager's voice behind me; 'I would be desolated
if anything should happen to Mr.
As for Buck, wearying of the pursuit, he returned to the desolated
Before, I had only imagined the wretchedness of my desolated
home; the reality came on me as a new, and a not less terrible, disaster.
It was a dreary, silent building, with echoing courtyards, desolated
turret-chambers, and whole suites of rooms shut up and mouldering to ruin.
The Innkeeper, hat in hand in the yard, swore to the courier that he was blighted, that he was desolated
, that he was profoundly afflicted, that he was the most miserable and unfortunate of beasts, that he had the head of a wooden pig.
by his brother's death, lost his mind, was placed in a clinic for the insane, and died in January 1891.