1 You are, alas, Frank's wife and honor has forbidden my telling this to you.
2 It was not, alas, a clean rush of waves they had to win through, but a clogging morass of old associations and habits, and for the moment its vapours were in his throat.
3 Ever and anon a bright, but, alas, deceptive idea would dart you through.
4 They would have liked to follow it up, but, alas, they had no time for adventures just then.
5 Jurgis had, alas, very little time to see his baby; he never felt the chains about him more than just then.
6 But, alas, it was again the case of the honest merchant, who finds that the genuine and unadulterated article is driven to the wall by the artistic counterfeit.
7 No, alas, we're going back to town.
8 But alas, sunset light was unsympathetic to her make-up; plated it looked, not deeply interfused.
9 But alas, that very evening destroyed it all.
10 It was, alas, only too easy to do.
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11 Alas, alas," murmured he, "if the procureur himself had been at Marseilles I should have been ruined.
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12 Doctor," cried Villefort, "alas, doctor, how often has man's justice been deceived by those fatal words.
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13 On this he groaned, and cried out, 'Alas, alas, then the old prophecy about me is coming true.'
14 Such would be my liberty except that in my Elizabeth I possessed a treasure, alas, balanced by those horrors of remorse and guilt which would pursue me until death.
15 Assuredly, the sun of Italy is splendid, but, alas, azure in the sky does not prevent rags on man.
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