Sentence Examples


  • The smallest state has lots of small people; delightful children everywhere, but alas, now there is one less.
  • Alas, I couldn't keep her long as I wished.
  • I'd rather have entertained my house guest than listened to his sniveling and begging but alas, I do what I have to do.
  • But, alas, the danger was too great and I am a cautious man.
  • Alas, woman and child have missed their opportunity to share our company.

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