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pale and exhausted, as because of worry or sleeplessness

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very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

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But as he walked up the long aisle to the chapel where the bishops were gathered, John of Gaunt marched by his side, and Lord Percy, Earl Marshal of England, cleared a way for him through the throng of people that filled the church.
John of Gaunt, now no longer his friend, ordered him to be silent.
At four o'clock, on such a roseate summer's morning as even made Great Gaunt Street look cheerful, the faithful Tinker, having wakened her bedfellow, and bid her prepare for departure, unbarred and unbolted the great hall door (the clanging and clapping whereof startled the sleeping echoes in the street), and taking her way into Oxford Street, summoned a coach from a stand there.
Like Peter the second, too, his projects had almost invariably failed, and, but for the magnificent success of the final one, would have left him with hardly a coat and pair of breeches to his gaunt and grizzled person.
Anon, he had returned to the old house as poor as ever, and was received at the door by the gaunt and grizzled figure of a man whom he might have mistaken for himself, only that his garments were of a much elder fashion.
Gray hairs were nothing, no, nor wrinkles, nor infirmity; he might look old, indeed, and be somewhat disagreeably connected with a gaunt old figure, much the worse for wear; but the true, the essential Peter was a young man of high hopes, just entering on the world.
And Peter's gaunt figure, half visible in the projecting second story, was worthy of his house.
The owner of it was none other than the kind-hearted gaunt grey beggar who had given the Prince the bag of bread-crumbs and the hare.
Iwanich thanked the gaunt grey beggar for his information, and went on his way.
SRG Global(R), a Guardian Industries company, has named Merritt Gaunt as its new president.
GAUNT Francis Architects has relocated its design studios to a five-storey office building at Womanby Street in the centre Cardiff.
Rowley Regis independent funeral directors F P Gaunt & Sons has been in business since 1900.
A Deer Barns talk about John of Gaunt will be given by Mike Ingram at Bradgate Park's Deer Barn Meeting Room later this month.
Ajman: The comeback was complete for Australian Daniel Gaunt when he won the Troon Series -- Al Zorah Open following a thrilling three-way play-off on Wednesday.