"I have often wondered why you had lived all your life alone
old echoing silent House of Joy that is Gone, we are quite alone
. Now, what is to be done?
So also, owing to bodily and mental health and strength, we may be continually cheered by a like but more normal and natural society, and come to know that we are never alone.
The sun is alone, except in thick weather, when there sometimes appear to be two, but one is a mock sun.
Let me try my luck alone
, and let us see what comes of it."
Say you'll leave the door alone, and make an end on't."
"I binna frighted at Adam," said Ben, "but I donna mind sayin' as I'll let 't alone at your askin', Seth."
And one day, catching one of his enemies alone on the edge of the woods, he managed, by repeatedly overthrowing him and attacking the throat, to cut the great vein and let out the life.
A puppy alone by the river bank meant a puppy dead or a puppy that aroused the camp with its shrill pain and terror as it fled back from the wolf-cub that had waylaid it.
Levin said good-bye to them, but, not to be left alone, he attached himself to his brother.
Levin went back to his hotel, and was dismayed at the thought that all alone now with his impatience he had ten hours still left to get through.
Particularly nauseous were the blank, expressionless faces of people in trains and omnibuses; they seemed no more my fellow-creatures than dead bodies would be, so that I did not dare to travel unless I was assured of being alone
. And even it seemed that I too was not a reasonable creature, but only an animal tormented with some strange disorder in its brain which sent it to wander alone
, like a sheep stricken with gid.
Like his friend Li Po, he became a homeless wanderer, but, unlike him, he concealed his brilliant name, obtaining food and patronage for his delightful nameless self alone, and not for his reputation's sake.
The wind scarce flutters through the leaves, The young moon hath already gone, And kind and cool the dews descend: The lute-strings wake for night alone.
No, my Sophia, if cruel fortune separates us for ever, my soul shall doat on thee alone
. The chastest constancy will I ever preserve to thy image.