His estates were confiscated, his personal property seized, and there we were, in Germany, strangers, friendless
, and in fact paupers.
And with busy love toiled the Elves amid the withered leaves, and new strength was given to the flower; while, as day by day the friendless
child watered the growing buds, deeper grew her love for the unseen friends who had given her one thing to cherish in her lonely home; sweet, gentle thoughts filled her heart as she bent above it, and the blossom's fragrant breath was to her a whispered voice of all fair and lovely things; and as the flower taught her, so she taught others.
He told them all his adventures, and how he had left King Agenor in his palace, and Phoenix at one place, and Cilix at another, and Thasus at a third, and his dear mother, Queen Telephassa, under a flowery sod; so that now he was quite alone, both friendless
He had to retire to an uneasy pillow, undetermined whether to pursue his original intention of making the poor friendless
French girl independent, by an offer of his hand, or whether to decide that her amiable and gentle qualities were all seeming, and that she was not what she appeared to be.
A faithful servant of the King of kings, Miss Temple, is inferior to none on earth,” said Louisa; “but his honors are his own; I am only the child of a poor and friendless
man, and can claim no other distinction.
Now she is dependent, helpless, friendless
, neglected, forgotten.
Apparently the future poet was to be cast upon the world homeless and friendless
He was a hearty, full-blooded fellow, full of spirits and energy, the very opposite to me in most respects, but we had some subjects in common, and it was a bond of union when I found that he was as friendless
Inside that cottage her relations were calmly supposing her far away on a wedding-tour with a comparatively rich man, who was to conduct her to bouncing prosperity; while here she was, friendless
, creeping up to the old door quite by herself, with no better place to go to in the world.
It told me that the writer had bred her in secrecy from her birth, had blotted out all trace of her existence, and that if the writer were to die before the child became a woman, she would be left entirely friendless
, nameless, and unknown.
What traits of character must a man have to enable him to help three thousand miscreants to hiss, and jeer, and laugh at one friendless
old woman, and shamefully humiliate her?
She sat down in her husband's chair; and as she thought of her desire to love the friendless
, crippled boy and her eager wish that he should love her--she was a barren woman and, even though it was clearly God's will that she should be childless, she could scarcely bear to look at little children sometimes, her heart ached so--the tears rose to her eyes and one by one, slowly, rolled down her cheeks.
Forgive me," she besought him, "for I am old, and life is gray to friendless
A few years ago he had landed in England friendless
and unknown, to-day he had stepped out from even amongst the chosen few and had planted his feet in the higher lands whither the faces of all men are turned.
Your father died and left you friendless
in a parish of which I am Lord of the Manor.