1 The silence was so prolonged she wondered if Grandma could have failed to comprehend her desperate plight.
2 Now the cotton was gone, the food was gone, the money was of no use to her, for there was no food to buy with it, and the neighbors were in worse plight than she.
3 Cathleen's plight seemed to her more startling than catastrophic.
4 But he began with a pretence of questioning her about herself, and as she replied, she saw that, for the first time, a faint realization of her plight penetrated the dense surface of his self-absorption.
5 Left to herself, Gerty mused distressfully upon her friend's plight, and her own inability to relieve it.
6 So, when on one side you hoist in Locke's head, you go over that way; but now, on the other side, hoist in Kant's and you come back again; but in very poor plight.
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7 So Jurgis went out into the streets, in a most dreadful plight.
8 He was in the same plight as the manufacturer who has to adulterate and misrepresent his product.
9 This time, however, he had money in his pocket, and when he came to his senses he could get something to drink, and also a messenger to take word of his plight to "Bush" Harper.
10 They were discussing his plight, questioning him and giving him advice.
11 By them he believed he could measure his plight.
12 This din of musketry on the right, growing like a released genie of sound, expressed and emphasized the army's plight.
13 The men, hiding from the bullets, waited anxiously for it to lift and disclose the plight of the regiment.
14 Another, who was a boy in years, took his plight with great calmness and apparent good nature.
15 Always a friend or a comrade may fail you, and be the first to desert you in a time of adversity; but never will a KOPECK fail you, whatever may be your plight.