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  • During the presentation he just sat there looking forlorne.

    The Good Boy

  • While, elsewhere, one can easily deplore the ignorance and clear USA-bias of the New York Times in its reporting of anywhere outside the geographical limitations of the nearest Chicken Shack, there is little point in huffing and puffing at the institution in the forlorne hope that the building will somehow fall down.

    Anti-Chavez Media in Venezuela

  • Reliques he had left behind him, I meane the Friars hood and Cowle, which shewing to their sister, and sharpely reproving her unwomanly behaviour: they left her in no meane discomfort, returning home to their owne houses, with their conquered spolle of the forlorne

    The Decameron

  • The same night the Spaniards tooke one of our soldiors appointed for a forlorne Sentinel, whom they presently put to the sword.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Before a storme flewe neuer Doues so fast, As _Spanyards_ from the furie of his fist, The stout _Reuenge_, about whose forlorne wast, Whilome so many in their moods persist, Now all alone, none but the scourge imbrast, Her foes from handie combats cleane desist; Yet still incirkling her within their powers, From farre sent shot, as thick as winters showers.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • The fame of whose name made all men quake and tremble, and who then had commaunded all the troupe of the Gentlemen of his Court, to go and seeke the forlorne louers, so long time lost and vnknowen.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • Ah wretched caitife that I am, abandoned and forlorne of all good fortune: nowe I doe see that with the eies of my minde, which with those of my body daseled and deceiued I could not see or perceiue.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • In this sort in short time, it chaunced to the two innocent children of the Erle of Angiers, which were left by him as lost and quite forlorne.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • And this other which to the great injurie of all women was written (no doubt by some forlorne lover, or else some old malicious Monke) for one woman's sake blemishing the whole sex.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • In this figure of the _Crosse-couple_ we wrate for a forlorne louer complaining of his mistresse crueltie these verses among other.

    The Arte of English Poesie

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