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Usage examples for abandoned

  1. " 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
  2. So far as she knew I'd abandoned hope- as she had. – The Brightener by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  3. 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
  4. All search had not been abandoned. – The Chief Legatee by Anna Katharine Green
  5. That was the reason the place was abandoned. – The Valiants of Virginia by Hallie Erminie Rives
  6. 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
  7. At half- past ten o'clock, Mr. Dangerfield abandoned hope. – The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  8. 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
  9. The battery is abandoned to the enemy, and they will cut off your retreat. – Athelstane Ford by Allen Upward
  10. Now the attack by the left had been abandoned. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. This youth abandoned a new hat, fearing the laughter of a half- dozen servants. – Worldly Ways and Byways by Eliot Gregory
  14. 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
  15. I had some thoughts of following him even there, but abandoned the notion. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  16. They could not be abandoned. – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  17. My father had abandoned her two years and more before she died. – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  18. Why has he abandoned me? – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
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