And with our sail gone, no wind would help us, though, as if in derision at our plight
, a steady breeze was now blowing.
On this I plucked off the gown, and he with much show of haste did begin to undo his points; but when I threw his frock down he clipped it up and ran off all untrussed, leaving me in this sorry plight
. He laughed so the while, like a great croaking frog, that I might have caught him had my breath not been as short as his legs were long."
He had realized, of course, how bad a plight was theirs but somehow it had seemed to affect him only: it did not seem possible that anyone could harm this sweet and beautiful girl.
The Englishman was horror-stricken as the full realization of his terrible plight forced itself upon his tired brain.
Meanwhile the miser crept out of the bush half-naked and in a piteous plight
, and began to ponder how he should take his revenge, and serve his late companion some trick.
And thus the words were spoken, And this the plighted
vow, And, though my faith be broken, And, though my heart be broken, Behold the golden token That proves me happy now!
Your niece has plighted
her faith to me, and I have plighted
mine to her.
"The servant of God, Konstantin, plights
his troth to the servant of God, Ekaterina." And putting his big ring on Kitty's touchingly weak, pink little finger, the priest said the same thing.
As the world marks the first International Day for Victims of Violence based on Religion or Belief on Thursday, Prime Minister Imran Khan has drawn international community's attention to plight
of Kashmiris as India continues to deprive them of their basic human rights after revocation of the Muslim majority region's special status.
Under her able leadership the Indian foreign policy embraced a principled position of calling upon the international community to address the plight
of marginalised and oppressed people across the region," wrote Nazar.
ISLAMABAD -- Chairman of Hurriyat forum Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday sought the intervention of international rights bodies to end the plight
of the Kashmiri political prisoners.
Summary: UAE-based firm creates installation to highlight plight
of school kids in conflict zones
I hope the government will consider the plight
of laborers,' he added.
The latest example is the sorry plight
of Carol Higgins who was abused by her father Elliott Appleyard three or four times a week in the 1980s.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Information Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has said that the people are appreciating Prime Minister's continued focus on plight
of the poor.