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There was a rich widow disconsolate for the loss of her seventh husband, and to her wounded spirit I offered the balm of my vows.
And gemmy flower, of Trebizond misnam'd - Inmate of highest stars, where erst it sham'd All other loveliness : its honied dew(The fabled nectar that the heathen knew) Deliriously sweet, was dropp'd from Heaven, And fell on gardens of the unforgiven In Trebizond - and on a sunny flower So like its own above that, to this hour, It still remaineth, torturing the bee With madness, and unwonted reverie : In Heaven, and all its environs, the leaf And blossom of the fairy plant, in grief Disconsolate linger - grief that hangs her head, Repenting follies that full long have fled, Heaving her white breast to the balmy air, Like guilty beauty, chasten'd, and more fair : Nyctanthes too, as sacred as the light She fears to perfume, perfuming the night :
We were a disconsolate party, for nothing could have been more minute than our investigation, and it was absolutely certain that there was no single point where the most active human being could possibly hope to scale the cliff.
Only one Mercury in powder gapes disconsolate at the hall-window; and he mentioned last night to another Mercury of his acquaintance, also accustomed to good society, that if that sort of thing was to last--which it couldn't, for a man of his spirits couldn't bear it, and a man of his figure couldn't be expected to bear it--there would be no resource for him, upon his honour, but to cut his throat!
I broke my fast in disappointed solitude, and I hung about disconsolate all the morning, looking wistfully for my new-made friend.
If we will be strong with her strength we must not harbor such disconsolate consciences, borrowed too from the consciences of other nations.
I smiled, for his appearance, so rotund and yet so startled, could never fail to excite a smile, and then as I came nearer I noticed that he seemed singularly disconsolate.
He was a little disconsolate that no one had come to meet him, and felt very shy when the porter left him at the front door of a big white house.
The disconsolate journalist had seated himself at a writing-table.
Then they walked on and left Chiss standing in the road sullen and disconsolate.
asked the priest, "that you look so disconsolate on this beautiful day?
Then, indeed, you might see Toby looking anxiously out from his shelter in an angle of the church wall--such a meagre shelter that in summer time it never cast a shadow thicker than a good- sized walking stick upon the sunny pavement--with a disconsolate and lengthened face.
No luck, Missie," was Papehara's greeting, accompanied by a disconsolate shake of the head.
On the next day, being driven a long journey, and feeling very wearied, he exclaimed in a disconsolate tone: "I must have made a mistake; my father, after all, could have been only an ass.
Nay, friend, take it not so sadly," said Alleyne, clapping the disconsolate one upon the shoulder.