solicitude


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a feeling of excessive concern

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I had at least two friends on Mars; a young woman who watched over me with motherly solicitude, and a dumb brute which, as I later came to know, held in its poor ugly carcass more love, more loyalty, more gratitude than could have been found in the entire five million green Martians who rove the deserted cities and dead sea bottoms of Mars.
Henly, yielding to a solicitude that she could no longer controul.
In the present instance, however, a more than common solicitude was felt, in consequence of the distrust awakened by the sinister designs of Rose.
My dear Miss Morland," said Henry, "in this amiable solicitude for your brother's comfort, may you not be a little mistaken?
Plebeian, prince, and noble had one solicitude in common--they would not be forgotten
It is easy to comprehend that the balloon --that marvellous vehicle which was to convey him through the air--was the constant object of his solicitude.
Prince Andrew was standing before her, saying something to her with a look of tender solicitude.
The more I thought of it, while his brilliant conversational gifts were commending themselves to my inattention, the more curious I grew, and of course had no difficulty in persuading myself that my curiosity was friendly solicitude.
Without, I trust, any abatement of my affectionate solicitude for him as a friend, I began to regard him as a patient, rich in possibilities of profitable study.
I waited, smiling inwardly at the woman of her which compelled a solicitude for Wolf Larsen, of all creatures.
I could see Maud's solicitude again growing, though she timidly--and even proudly, I think--forbore a repetition of her request.
And she could not but appreciate this, even though the very intensity of his solicitude for her, the atmosphere of care with which he surrounded her, sometimes weighed upon her.
His ostensible "aunt's" solicitudes and endearments were become a terror to him, and he avoided them.
She was persuaded that under every disadvantage of disapprobation at home, and every anxiety attending his profession, all their probable fears, delays, and disappointments, she should yet have been a happier woman in maintaining the engagement, than she had been in the sacrifice of it; and this, she fully believed, had the usual share, had even more than the usual share of all such solicitudes and suspense been theirs, without reference to the actual results of their case, which, as it happened, would have bestowed earlier prosperity than could be reasonably calculated on.
Finally, Sid White, a personal friend of a Cadbury brother (who gave the underpaid Sid an almost new VW Beetle), felt the joining of Cadburys with Schweppes weakened the traditional Quaker solicitude towards its workers.