Sentence Examples


  • Her tearful plea made him angry that he hadn't been able to protect her as he should have.
  • Yet I love to hear their wailing, their doleful responses, trilled along the woodside; reminding me sometimes of music and singing birds; as if it were the dark and tearful side of music, the regrets and sighs that would fain be sung.
  • "Why should I mind Monsieur Pierre being here?" exclaimed the little princess suddenly, her pretty face all at once distorted by a tearful grimace.
  • Which?" asked Petya in a tearful voice, of those around him, but no one answered him, everybody was too excited; and Petya, fixing on one of those four men, whom he could not clearly see for the tears of joy that filled his eyes, concentrated all his enthusiasm on him--though it happened not to be the Emperor--frantically shouted "Hurrah!" and resolved that tomorrow, come what might, he would join the army.
  • At that moment the first smith got up and, scratching his bruised face to make it bleed, shouted in a tearful voice: Police!

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