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It broke from him like a wail of despair from a hell of sufferers and died in a wail of furious entreaty, a cry for an iniquitous abandonment, a cry which was but the echo of an obscene scrawl which he had read on the oozing wall of a urinal.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
I expect the Minister (Barclay de Tolly) has already reported the abandonment of Smolensk to the enemy.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Before the news of the abandonment of Moscow had been received in Petersburg, a detailed plan of the whole campaign had been drawn up and sent to Kutuzov for his guidance.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
It was even harder than he could have believed possible, to separate in his own conscience his abandonment by all his fellows from a baseless sense of shame and disgrace.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Let it be said by the way, that this abandonment of children was not discouraged by the ancient monarchy.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
It serves those who deny it without complaint, even excusing them, and even disculpates them, and its magnanimity consists in consenting to abandonment.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
The thing is common in that fishery; and in the sequel of the narrative, it will then be seen what like abandonment befell myself.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Thus, while contemplating the misfortune which threatened her and the abandonment in which she was left, she broke out into sobs and tears.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
Poor Cathy, frightened from her little romance, had been considerably sadder and duller since its abandonment; and her father insisted on her reading less, and taking more exercise.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context