Usage examples for abandoned

  1. Perhaps he had, as he had promised me, abandoned his ideas;- perhaps it could not be proved against him. – The Pacha of Many Tales by Captain Frederick Marryat
  2. But the good people at home have no idea to what an extent they are at present, and always have been, abandoned. – Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker
  3. So far as she knew I'd abandoned hope- as she had. – The Brightener by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  4. The battery is abandoned to the enemy, and they will cut off your retreat. – Athelstane Ford by Allen Upward
  5. Everybody knows the hill wasn't worth that for prospectin'; and it was abandoned when we came here. – A Millionaire of Rough-and-Ready by Bret Harte
  6. But, to my great disappointment, I found every place through which I passed abandoned; nor had there been a man left in any of them for their protection. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VIII. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  7. This youth abandoned a new hat, fearing the laughter of a half- dozen servants. – Worldly Ways and Byways by Eliot Gregory
  8. The latter pondered for a while whether or not to bring Nell and show her this monstrous ape, but abandoned the intention, for suddenly he was seized by fear. – In Desert and Wilderness by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  9. Cast off self- consciousness and pride, because they are ridiculous, and a man can only be great or noble in just so far as he has abandoned them. – The Prodigal Returns by Lilian Staveley
  10. To this end I abandoned, for the present, my hastily formed resolution, to go at once in search of Jim Long, and bring about a better understanding between us. – Out of a Labyrinth by Lawrence L. Lynch
  11. Why has he abandoned me? – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  12. I had some thoughts of following him even there, but abandoned the notion. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  13. " Let me be rich, and I will seek some beautiful poor girl, abandoned like myself, who has suffered, who knows what misery is. – Modeste Mignon by Honore de Balzac
  14. Surely, my young friend must be very ill to have abandoned this room for his own! – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  15. That was the reason the place was abandoned. – The Valiants of Virginia by Hallie Erminie Rives
  16. At half- past ten o'clock, Mr. Dangerfield abandoned hope. – The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  17. They could not be abandoned. – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  18. Now the attack by the left had been abandoned. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  19. My father had abandoned her two years and more before she died. – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  20. All search had not been abandoned. – The Chief Legatee by Anna Katharine Green