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wretched-looking

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  • Later on I was passing Hyde Park with a young boy of fourteen or fifteen, a most wretched-looking youth, gaunt and hollow-eyed and sick.

    CARRYING THE BANNER

  • Not far from where King sat there was an immediate disturbance in the crowd, and a wretched-looking Baluchi was thrust forward at a run, with arms lashed to his sides and a pitiful look of terror on his face.

    In The Time Of Light

  • The whole back of the plane smelled awful, and there was a group of wretched-looking Slavs seated back there.

    trailer; awp; return to NY; woods

  • That wretched-looking hand-tentacle sticking out of its jar seemed to have a sort of limp appeal for lost possibilities; it haunts me still, although, of course it is really in the end a far more humane proceeding than our earthly method of leaving children to grow into human beings, and then making machines of them.

    First Men in the Moon

  • My companion said they were pale, wretched-looking and DRESSED QUITE SHABBILY.

    Roundabout Papers

  • There, about thirty wretched-looking people were already sitting in anxious anticipation, waiting for news on their injured loved-ones.

    How To Kill Your Boyfriend (In Ten Easy Steps)

  • “With your permission,” said the councillor in purple, paying no attention to the wretched-looking de Angeliis.

    Full-Blooded Fantasy

  • Why in the world would my mother sleep with a wretched-looking creature called Blister?

    Finding Dignity

  • Some thirty or forty wretched-looking men were clustered together in the dirt and slop and mud, on the brow of the hill, armed with such various tools as each was able to find — with tools, for the most part, which would go but a little way in making Ballydahan

    Castle Richmond

  • Yoshida is rich and prosperous-looking, Numa poor and wretched-looking; but the scanty acres of Numa, rescued from the mountain-sides, are as exquisitely trim and neat, as perfectly cultivated, and yield as abundantly of the crops which suit the climate, as the broad acres of the sunny plain of Yonezawa, and this is the case everywhere.

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

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