HAGGARD's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of haggard
a. wasted away; showing wearing effects of overwork or suffering
After his long illness, he was pale and haggard.
Sentence in Classic:
She stood at the door, haggard with rage, arguing with her husband and daughter, gesticulating with them.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
There was a movement and an exclamation from my right, and peering through the gloom, I saw Whitney, pale, haggard, and unkempt, staring out at me.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
It was late when my friend returned, and I could see, by a glance at his haggard and anxious face, that the high hopes with which he had started had not been fulfilled.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
After a long wait the jury filed in and took their places; shortly afterward, Potter, pale and haggard, timid and hopeless, was brought in, with chains upon him, and seated where all the curious eyes could stare at him; no less conspicuous was Injun Joe, stolid as ever.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
She was lightly dressed; looked bold, and haggard, and flaunting, and poor; but seemed, for the time, to have given all that to the wind which was blowing, and to have nothing in her mind but going after them.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
As haggard and as shabby, as if, for want of custom, it had itself taken to drinking, and had gone the way all drunkards go, and was very near the end of it.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Its expression had lost nothing of its beauty; but it was changed; and there was an anxious haggard look about the gentle face, which it had never worn before.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
She looks so sweet as she sleeps; but she is paler than is her wont, and there is a drawn, haggard look under her eyes which I do not like.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
Vassily Ivanitch was more fussy than ever; he was obviously trying to put a good face on it, talked loudly, and stamped with his feet, but his face looked haggard, and his eyes were continually avoiding his son.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
My haggard and wild appearance awoke intense alarm, but I answered no question, scarcely did I speak.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
The sight of his face, old, haggard with remorse, added to her load, and the fact that his mill lost money every week was an extra irritant which she could not voice.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context