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  • adj. burdened by cares.

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  • adj. burdened by cares


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  • Each of them at the moment was care-laden with special thoughts of his own, but nevertheless, as men of business, they knew that the hour was precious and used it.

    The Golden Lion of Granpere

  • In the throng was this one thirteenth man, starter of all the strife and ill, care-laden captive; cringing thence forced and reluctant, he led them on till he came in ken of that cavern-hall, the barrow delved near billowy surges, flood of ocean.

    Beowulf, translated by Francis Gummere

  • When I look back upon those care-laden months, their prominent features rise from the abyss of memory.


  • He poured out his passionate feelings into the sonata, which is largely a reflection of the hopeless outlook of his own care-laden life.

    Edward MacDowell

  • "If it doesn't, I must ask the Government to provide safe quarters for my family in the Tower," muttered Forbes, rising and pacing the room in the same thoughtful, care-laden way as he had paced it when Theydon first told him of Edith Lester's end.

    Number Seventeen

  • In all this you opened your mind to a heavy, care-laden current of thought.

    In Tune with the Infinite or, Fullness of Peace, Power, and Plenty

  • With care-laden heart, but curiously calm, he went toward the North

    Pelle the Conqueror — Volume 03

  • To his care-laden spirit once more thou art bringing

    Lady John Russell

  • But his heart was too care-laden to enter into the spirit of the adventure.

    The Wheel O' Fortune

  • A lean, fidgety man, with thin hair and grayish whiskers, Mr. Wedmore looked less at home in the velveteen suit and gaiters which he persisted in wearing even in the evening, less like the country gentleman it was his ambition to be, than like the care-laden city merchant he at heart still was.

    The Wharf by the Docks A Novel


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