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heavy-heartedness

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  • He meant Henry V and all that, but I was ready – as dictated by folly, and the heavy-heartedness of youth – to do the lines spoken by Edgar to Gloucester at the imaginary cliff's edge in King Lear.

    Once upon a life: Andrew O'Hagan

  • I'm not doing enough on any front, because my ass is still here in New York; I'm still going about everyday business; and I also can't find much righteous fury in me (I'm a little disappointed in myself, frankly, because I'm much more comfortable with finger-pointing than I am with this horrible futile heavy-heartedness).

    the cornstalk fence

  • He -- Richard, always wandering around and searching for some kind of relief form his heavy-heartedness and generally unable to settle down.

    Lightning Man: The Accursed Life of Samuel F.B. Morse

  • All the heavy-heartedness which a man feels, but never puts into words, flies away with the first or second glass of grog.

    Robbery Under Arms

  • Sehnsucht [longing], Sucht [addiction], Schwermut [heavy-heartedness], die tiefe unzerstörliche

    Mourning Becomes Theory: Schelling and the Absent Body of Philosophy

  • The glorious sunshine dancing and sparkling on the water seemed to mock the gloomy heavy-heartedness that was darkening the hours of our long anticipated holiday.

    The Story of the White-Rock Cove

  • Half an hour later Grace looked up and with a ravishing smile, said: "Do you know, dearest, I believe all my heavy-heartedness is gone."

    The Wedge of Gold

  • And they, as they went out into the May night, knew that they had left their friendship behind forever; but only one of them would let a little heavy-heartedness melt away in tears.

    The Genius

  • And if it happens, as it does once in a great while, that some one is missing in the morning, there is no sorrowing for him, or heavy-heartedness.

    The Primrose Ring

  • On Saturday evening, after a day of such homesickness and heavy-heartedness as she had never known before in her life, she had realized that they were in some port, lying a short half mile from shore.

    The Beloved Woman

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