Usage examples for misery

  1. " Yes, yes; that's where my misery do lie! – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  2. " It is quite just that I should bring you misery. – A Singer from the Sea by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  3. The end of this is misery;- it must be so; it cannot by law be anything else. – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  4. Somehow out of our misery a sudden understanding and sympathy was born. – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  5. Poor fellow, said Edward, he has for a time forgotten his misery. – The Children of the New Forest by Captain Marryat
  6. I think Christina is quite capable of making it a means of misery; but there is no position that would be sacred to her. – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  7. So they have come to misery? – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  8. She already began to see a fate before her, which would make even her past misery as nothing to that which was to come. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  9. Mrs. Hillmer is an old friend of mine, whom I have helped from a state of misery to one of comfort and comparative happiness. – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  10. He felt, in the misery of the moment, as if he could never go to that green door again, or walk by her sweet side to that service in which they had joined so lately. – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  11. There was nothing but misery to come now. – Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy
  12. I know that it is quite a misery to you that you should be made a happy woman of at last. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  13. Let me behold my misery. – The Seven Plays in English Verse by Sophocles
  14. It is misery to remain there now. – The Children of the New Forest by Captain Marryat
  15. Put out of my misery- is what I mean!" – Little Eve Edgarton by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  16. Put him out of his misery. – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  17. The hopeless misery of her voice was not noticed by Gurley, who had dropped on his knees beside Goddard. – The Lost Despatch by Natalie Sumner Lincoln